CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US ON THE SALT RIVER

The Salt River originates from the confluence of two tributaries (White and Black Rivers) in part of what is known as Arizona’s high country. The river flows about 100 miles through the middle of the state from east to west. The tributaries are created by a network of smaller headwater springs… Read More

PLANT OF THE MONTH: CASSIA

Cassias are native to the warm regions of Australia and Africa. Many of the Australian and North American species previously called Cassia have been reclassified to the genus Senna. However, these plants are still widely sold in our local plant nurseries under the scientific name of Cassia. Most cassias have fine… Read More

5 WAYS TO SUPPORT WORLD WATER DAY

If you’ve ever been on social media, you might have noticed that there seems to be a “day” for everything – Friends Day, World Nutella Day, and Peanut Butter Day among other fun non-official holidays. But there’s a serious one in March that has more of an impact than any… Read More

CAPTAIN RUN AGROUND: BEHIND THE SCENES OF BEYOND THE MIRAGE

Water Mirage Found in Desert Cities A boat yard, crammed full with more than a hundred powerboats, sailboats and pontoon boats, bakes in the white washed light of a hot Mexican sun. Standing within the maze of bleached white hulls laid crisscross within the yard, Cody Sheehy, the captain of the… Read More

FLUSHING OUT LEAKS THAT ARE DRAINING YOUR BUDGET

Leaks are small annoyances, but those persistent little drips can add up quickly, wasting valuable water and costing homeowners money. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average U.S. home can lose up to 10,000 gallons of drinking water a year to minor leaks. Nationally, household leaks account for… Read More

LIBERTY WILDLIFE: REHABBING BIRDS AND WATER

Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), invites you to Wild About Wildlife, its inaugural fun fair event! Water – Use It Wisely will be in attendance with a booth and fantastic giveaways. Roughly 6,000 injured, ill, or orphaned animals are brought for care to Liberty Wildlife each year.  That… Read More

FINDING LEAKS MADE EASY

Find and Fix Leaks with Scottsdale Water’s Workshops The Internet is a fantastic educational resource; however, research has shown that students overwhelmingly prefer books over electronic text. While learning about DIYs online is convenient (like when your faucet decides to noisily drip at 3 a.m.), there is just something irreplaceable… Read More

HOW TO COMBAT WATER POVERTY

We often take water for granted. Most of us expect water to flow from the tap every time we need it. If it does not, it is usually because our utility company is doing work in our neighborhood, or someone overlooked the bill. This is but a minor inconvenience that… Read More

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