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CELEBRATE AZ WATER | BOULDER CREEK

March 30, 2017

[…] originally appeared on March 20, 2013 at WildernessDave.com and was reprinted with permission. The photo at the end of this blog by David C. was the winner of our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest from over 1,000 entries. The contest provided a stunning opportunity to celebrate the importance and wonder of water in Arizona and to reflect on one […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER: ALAMO LAKE

August 25, 2017

We want you to Celebrate AZ Water at Alamo Lake. Some people say that Alamo Lake State Park is the “best kept secret” of the Arizona State Parks system. From the pictures that we have included here, which were part of Water – Use It Wisely’s 2013 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest, we think it looks pretty special, too. History […]

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Wild Burros, possibly descended from burros brought to Alamo Lake by Spanish explorers

CELEBRATE AZ WATER – 100 YEARS STRONG: SRP AND RECLAMATION PARTNERSHIP HELPED SHAPE THE WEST

October 30, 2017

SRP and government officials recently celebrated the centennial anniversary of a partnership between the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and SRP. Among the guests at the Washington, D.C., reception hosted by SRP were Sen. Jeff Flake and Reps. Trent Franks, Raúl Grijalva, David Schweikert, Paul Gosar, Martha McSally, Ruben Gallego, Andy Biggs and Tom O’Halleran. (L to R) SRP President David […]

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View of Roosevelt Dam

See Which Photo Contest Submission “Rains” Supreme

July 17, 2014

[…] and all 10 of our photo finalists. We know whom we want behind the shutter when the next amazing Arizona water moment happens! To see more amazing photos, visit our Celebrate AZ Water Photo Gallery. Participants were asked to submit a photo that they believe represents a celebration of water in Arizona. The photo and its caption were equally weighted […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 24, 2019

[…] 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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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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Five Ways to Celebrate Arizona Water Awareness Month

April 4, 2014

[…] find leaks that are draining your budget and to get tips on how to improve your home’s water efficiency. Go Play Outside. Participate in the Water – Use It Wisely Celebrate Arizona Water Photo Contest by submitting a picture that celebrates Arizona’s water resources for a chance to win a houseboat vacation! Get $ to Save Water. Check the Arizona […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER AT PUMPHOUSE COUNTY NATURAL AREA

July 17, 2018

If you’re looking to Celebrate AZ Water in cooler temperatures, there is a fascinating area located in Kachina Village approximately nine miles south of Flagstaff in Northern Arizona. What is the Pumphouse County Natural Area? Pumphouse County Natural Area encompasses 125 acres and includes a spring-fed wetland and one of the rarest wildlife habitats in Arizona. This area forms the […]

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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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Arizonans Celebrate Water Together — Reflecting on our First Photo Contest

February 4, 2014

Last October, Water – Use It Wisely invited Arizonans to join us in reflecting on one of our region’s most precious resources – water – by participating in our first-ever Celebrate AZ Water photo contest. We received over 100 original images, taken by amateur and professional photographers alike, each of which uniquely captures the importance and wonder of water in […]

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Why We Celebrate Trees

April 26, 2013

Today is Arbor Day, a special day set aside to encourage the planting and proper care of trees. And Water – Use It Wisely is celebrating, because trees can help save water. How you ask? A tree can not only add some visual interest to your landscape, but when placed strategically in your yard, its shade can reduce energy use …

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Celebrate Trees for Arbor Day!

April 18, 2014

April is Water Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and how to select and water landscape plants correctly. But another exciting event to celebrate in April is Arbor Day, a special day set aside the last Friday in April to help focus our attention on the importance of trees in our environment. Did […]

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