The Conservation Services Department is dedicated to the responsible use and management of our natural resources through the application of environmentally sound practices; the development of a strong foundation of leadership and education; and the promotion of programs and projects that provide opportunities, fund incentives and assist citizens in the management of their own resources.
Ways To Conserve Water
Install and Maintain Rain Barrels Now is a great time to install or perform routine maintenance on rain barrels. Rain barrels help conserve water by harvesting rain, which can be used instead of municipal or well water. Also, rainwater is better for your plants because it is free of salts and
Use Mulch to Save Water Mulch is a chemical-free, protective ground covering, which saves water and money by conserving the soil’s moisture. It also inhibits weed growth, prevents erosion, and moderates soil temperature. City of Georgetown curbside-collected yard trimmings are brought to the City’s Collection Station where it is ground
Ways To Conserve Energy
If you are a Georgetown Utility Systems (GUS) electric customer, we would like to invite you to try LED light bulbs for free! Through the LED Exchange Program, GUS electric customers can trade-in 4 incandescent or 4 CFLs for 4 LED lights (10w) up to four times per calendar year at the Georgetown
After washing your clothes, save energy by hanging them outside to dry! Clothes dryers are among the biggest energy hogs in a typical household. Air drying your washed clothes, instead of putting them in your loud, energy sucking, house-heating electric dryer is a great way to save energy … and
Are you thinking of going solar? It is a big investment, So be prepared to do your research! Start with a process of education and understanding before you make the move to sign a solar contract. Knowing the process ensure that you sign a contract that is right for you. Start by