Recycling offered for trees, bushes
The Kyle Parks and Recreation Department is offering recycling for natural Christmas trees, shrubs and bushes until Feb. 15.
Residents can drop off trees and bushes for recycling in designated areas in Gregg-Clarke, Steeple Chase and Water Leaf parks. Before recycling Christmas trees, remove all decorations and stands. The recycled trees will be mulched for use in land- scaping in city parks.
Visit the city website at www.cityofkyle.com for more information.
San Marco Water/Wastewater utility crews will conduct smoke tests on wastewater pipes starting at 9 a.m. Friday.
The tests involve introducing smoke into the waste- water system near downtown construction areas to test the system’s integrity. The smoke is nontoxic, leaves no residue and does not create a fire hazard.
The area surveyed includes the intersections of CM Allen Parkway and Hopkins Street, Guadalupe and University Drive, University Drive and CM Allen Parkway. and Hopkins Street and North LBJ.
The city estimates that the testing will be completed by the end of the workday Friday.