Put Your Landscape on a Water Diet

When plants absorb sunlight to produce oxygen through photosynthesis, the water in their leaves evaporates, requiring the plant to pull water from the ground – which could be trouble for some plants in drought-prone areas. During periods of extreme heat and drought, this process can use all of a plant’s water resources quickly. As a […]

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President’s Corner: A message from Philip E. Riley, Jr., President and CEO

The 2014 – 2015 Fiscal Year was a period of significant growth for Utility Service Partners, Inc., program administrator for the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program. From the expansion into Canada to the addition, based on consumer feedback and demand, of the In-Home Plumbing product for the NLC Service Line Warranty Program, we have been excited to […]

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KC Grow Brings Irrigation to Community Gardens Through Grants

As partners with the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program, cities can elect to receive a royalty which can generate revenue for their city. How to use the money is at the discretion of the city. Some partners choose to fund specific programs – such as the KC Grow program in Kansas City, […]

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