Archive for February, 2018

Plant of the Month: Acacia

February 2, 2018

Acacias include a diverse group of arid region landscape plants ranging from trees to shrubs to groundcovers. Acacias offer shade, screening, and spectacular flower shows for your landscape, depending upon the plant selected. They are primarily full sun plants and tolerate a variety of soil conditions. Tree acacias require infrequent, yet periodic deep watering to develop a healthy root system. …

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RUN FOR A CAUSE, RUN FOR WORLD WATER 5K & 1K

February 6, 2018

Reaching Everyone with water and sanitation that lasts forever is only possible through the action of many individuals — the “ones” who come together for the good of everyone. Join the Arizona committee of Water For People to give “meaning to your miles” at the Seventh Annual Run for World Water 5k run/1K walk on March 10, 2018 at Kiwanis …

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MICHAEL PHELPS JOINS EFFORT TO HELP ALL OF US HAVE CLEAN WATER

February 13, 2018

It’s hard to picture Michael Phelps without thinking of sparkling pools of abundant water. But the Olympic swimming champion and Paradise Valley resident realizes not everyone is fortunate enough to have sufficient clean water for everyday necessities, let alone enough to swim in. That’s why he’s teaming with Colgate to help raise awareness about wasting water. “Water is the Earth’s most precious …

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Celebrate AZ Water: The Business of Water, 2018 WRRC Annual Conference

February 23, 2018

No matter who you are or where you live, you are affected by the business of water. On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, The Business of Water will be front and center at the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center’s (WRRC’s) Annual Conference, which will be held at the University of Arizona Student Union in Tucson, Arizona. Join us as …

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5 REASONS YOUR HOME SHOULD HAVE A SOLAR WATER HEATER

February 27, 2018

“If there is magic on this planet,” wrote anthropologist and naturalist Loren Eiseley in 1957, “it is contained in water.” If Eiseley were still alive, he would surely applaud the fact that more and more people in today’s society are waking up to the importance of conserving our water supplies. Yet he would doubtlessly point out that the magic of …

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