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New Certified Water Efficient Home Program for Tempe Residents

March 18, 2022

[…] an invaluable tool for monitoring water use. Consultations are a great way to learn about your water use and receive customized recommendations for your unique needs. Certified Water Efficient Homes celebrate water wise landscapes.   Residents must also have received a one-on-one water consultation with a Water Programs Specialist within the last two years. This service provides personalized water conservation […]

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Detect and Chase Down Leaks with the 10-Minute WaterSense Challenge

March 8, 2022

[…] of water it takes to wash nearly 300 loads of laundry, and could be costing you an extra 10 percent on your water bills. That is why EPA’s WaterSense program celebrates Fix A Leak Week each year to remind you to do a thorough check of your home and landscape. In just 10 minutes, you can search your home for […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 12, 2021

[…] protect the wetlands in your community, state or country? American Wetlands Month is a perfect time to get started! Want to learn more about wetlands? Here are some additional articles: Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands — The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River Wetlands […]

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It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 3, 2021

[…] on social media. The answer will be revealed on Friday May 7th!   Instagram: @wateruseitwiselyaz Facebook: @WaterUseItWisely Twitter: @WUIW Make sure you find some time this week to thank and celebrate your teachers! More blogs you might enjoy: Teach your kids to protect earth and each other 5 Easy Way to Teach Kids to Conserve Water Top Tips and Tricks […]

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Plant of the Month: Shades of Green

March 9, 2021

Shamrocks Aren’t the Only Green Plant to Celebrate in March I hear that wearing green will make you invisible to leprechauns so you can avoid being pinched. Some say it will bring you good luck. But did you know that even beyond March and St. Patrick’s Day, green is often used for interior decorating for its calming effect? You’ve likely […]

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Thanks to our Water Heroes

September 22, 2020

[…] not exist. That is why Water Use It Wisely is pleased to take part in the statewide campaign – Thank a Water Worker Day, on September 23. This inaugural event celebrates all essential water workers across the State and honors the employees who provide our most valuable asset – water. This collaborative event is intended to build public awareness about […]

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Celebrating 20 Years with our Top 20 Water-Saving Resources

December 5, 2019

We are very excited to share with our readers that this year, Water – Use It Wisely celebrated its 20th anniversary of helping Arizonans save water with a variety of water-saving resources. What began in 1999 as a joint effort between Mesa, Phoenix, and Scottsdale to launch a water conservation campaign is now one of the largest conservation movements of […]

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Through the Lens of Art: Water=Life Project Celebrates our Relationship with Water

October 31, 2019

As with many artistic processes, the preparation and development of the work are just as important as the finished product; it’s the learning and discovery along the way that brings the piece to fruition. With this work of art, in particular, the process has been intentional, collaborative, and generative. As the culminating art installation nears, the hope of the artists …

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Imagine A Day Without Water With Our Resident Vandweller

October 23, 2019

In celebration of Imagine A Day Without Water, we profiled Zack – a man who lives every day with hardly any water. Zack lives in a van. While Zack’s van is not down by the river, his lifestyle provides a great lesson on water conservation and the impact of living minimally. Zack became a vandweller in July 2019 as a …

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WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT H2O?

September 18, 2019

[…] that we talked about earlier provide many opportunities for recreation—fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, camping, bird watching, and more. Wakeboarding on Bartlett Lake. Photo by Rick L. from our 2014 Spring Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest.   We can’t live without water, so conservation and learning how to make our homes more water-efficient are also important parts of knowing about water. […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Outdoor Recreation Along Arizona’s Waterways is a $13.5 Billion Industry

June 25, 2019

[…] Lake Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch Roosevelt Lake Salt River Slide Rock State Park Tempe Town Lake Tres Rios Wetlands Verde River And be sure to check out our other Celebrate AZ Water articles. This article originally appeared on April 11, 2019, and is being reprinted with permission. Water – Use It Wisely is pleased to feature guest bloggers who […]

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Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 3 | Carl Hayden

June 18, 2019

[…] life-giving water to arid lands and the countless benefits that flow from multiple-use developments of the river resources of the western United States.”* Other Arizona-related articles you might find interesting: Celebrate AZ Water: 50th Anniversary of the Colorado River Basin Project Act Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 1 | Jack Swilling Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 2 | William Beardsley […]

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