“Ask An Expert” Program Through ABCWUA Encourages Smart Watering and Xeriscaping The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) has many resources for Albuquerque residents. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, the Water Authority’s landscape experts can help answer your landscape and irrigation questions with free personalized e-mail consultations on topics related to sustainable, desert friendly landscaping and irrigation practices.
Water Utility Authority Offering Rebates for “Smart” Irrigation Systems “Smart” irrigation systems irrigate landscapes more efficiently than conventional systems, helping you save money while keeping your plants healthy and looking great throughout the year. If you are ready to invest in a system upgrade to protect the investment you have already made in your landscape, the Water Authority is here to help. Rebates are now available for the purchase of WaterSense Smart Controllers, SWAT Flow Sensors, SWAT Pressure Regulators, and WaterSense Spray Sprinkler Bodies. Visit www.505outside.com for rebate information.
Solid Waste Management Department Offers Spring Green Waste Pickup – A FREE service offered to Solid Waste customers.
On Monday, May 4th, the City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department’s (SWMD) Spring green waste collection begins and will run through Friday, May 15th. SWMD will pick up residential green waste at no additional charge.
Remember the Covid19 message from our Board sent on March 20th regarding landscape violations? “We are also suspending landscape violation warnings and fines until May. Corder and Company will continue monitoring the neighborhood during this time, but will not send letters. We would encourage you to get some fresh air and pick some weeds on the nice days, but we fully understand that there are more important things on most minds.”