October 20th is Water – Use It Wisely Day at Arizona Science Center!

Our 16 foot tall pyramid of 136 water jugs is an amazing visual of the typical water use by each person each day here in the Valley. Find it at Water – Use It Wisely Day at Arizona Science Center.

PHOENIX, Ariz. (October 17, 2012) – As part of their crusade to show people how to save water, Water – Use It Wisely is teaming up with Arizona Science Center on October 20th by adding water-related games and activities to the Science Center’s hands-on exhibits and demonstrations.

Water – Use It Wisely partners and supporters invite Science Center visitors to come out and play with water! Special games and demonstrations engage visitors of all ages to test their water knowledge and learn about where our water comes from, easy ways to save it, and how to keep it clean and healthy for everyone!

“For 13 years the Water – Use It Wisely campaign has dedicated itself to not only telling people to save water, but showing them how,” said Mary Lu Nunley, Public Information Specialist with the City of Phoenix. “Partnering with Arizona Science Center is a perfect opportunity for us to engage their curious audience about local water awareness and issues.”

With activities that include The Incredible Journey, Be a Leak Detective, WAM and Win, Wheel of Water, performances by the Great Arizona Puppet Theater and magician Richard Steele, face painting, coloring contests and much more, a day at Arizona Science Center on October 20 promises a perfect day to learn and play.

Water – Use It Wisely Day at Arizona Science Center
Sat., Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free with General Admission

Some Ghostbusters playing the WAM and Win game at Adults Night, Oct. 5, to promote the upcoming Water - Use It Wisely Day!

About Water – Use It Wisely
The Water – Use It Wisely campaign was launched in 1999 to promote an ongoing water conservation ethic among Arizona’s rapidly growing population. Partners include the cities of Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Peoria, Chandler, Glendale, Avondale, Surprise, Queen Creek, and Fountain Hills. Additional partners include the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, EPCOR Water, Global Water Resources, and Salt River Project. Following Arizona’s lead, more than 300 towns, cities, states, utilities, and private and public organizations have adopted the Water – Use It Wisely campaign and are running the program throughout North America.

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