Archive for “Kids” Category

IS YOUR TOILET RUNNING?

February 25, 2015

Grab a wrench and fix that leak! Water leaks in a home can waste up to 10,000 gallons of water per year. That’s enough to fill a backyard swimming pool! The most common types of leaks found in the home include leaking toilets, dripping faucets and showerheads, and other seeping valves. Fixing water leaks is simple and easy to do …

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ARE YOU CURIOUS?

February 13, 2015

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein Eyes alert, hands touching, and “why” bouncing off the tip of his diving board tongue, my nephew is a ball of inquisitive, non-stop energy. Traveling around Arizona as a water educator, I encountered youth in diverse circumstances – all with the same drive to see, touch, and …

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Winning with Wayne Drop – The 2014 Kid’s Contest Wraps Up

December 16, 2014

We have a winner in the 2014 Water – Use It Wisely Kid’s Contest! The contest was a smash hit, with 2,778 total entrants who downloaded the Where’s Wayne Activity Book and helped Wayne Drop, the Water – Use It Wisely mascot, save water around his house. But there could only be one winner of a Disneyland family vacation, and …

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5 Easy Ways to Teach Kids to Save Water

November 14, 2014

When it comes to water conservation, we believe it starts at home… with our children. It is so easy to teach children from the very beginning the importance of conserving one of the Earth’s most valuable resources. Together, we can build a foundation of knowledge so our children all grow up to be stewards of the Earth. Help your kids …

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New Kids Page and Kids Contest – Did Someone Say Disneyland?!

October 30, 2014

It’s time to get out of the kiddie pool and check out the new, all-grown-up Water – Use It Wisely Kids page. It has a slick new look and is easier to navigate than ever, so kids and adults can poke around, have fun and learn about water conservation in new ways. Parents and teachers will love our water saving tip posters. …

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Outdoor Water Use – Fall Checkup

October 29, 2014

Fall is here! And it’s a great time to conduct an outdoor water use checkup, which could help you save water and money. Here are some tips to help you get started: Watering As temperatures begin to drop, you’ll need to water your landscaping less frequently. Make sure you water thoroughly and deeply at each watering. This way, roots are …

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Adventure Alert – It’s a Party for the Planet!

April 15, 2014

Water – Use It Wisely will celebrate Earth Day with SRP and other conservation-minded community partners at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will music, crafts and activities for the young and the young-at-heart. Test your water-sense with our super cute plumber duckies – answer correctly and you can take one home! We’ll also …

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Fix a Leak Week: Chasing Down Leaks & Running Toilets

March 5, 2014

Chasing leaks is hard work, fixing them is a walk in the park! Leaks can be more than annoying. For every drip that keeps you awake at night, there is an associated expense for wasted water. The good news is that common leaks found in the home are easy to fix – they include worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and …

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Fixing Leaks for the “Not a Plumber” Crowd

March 5, 2013

Chasing leaks is hard work, fixing them is a walk in the park Leaks can be more than annoying. For every drip that keeps you awake at night, there is an associated expense for wasted water. The good news is that common leaks found in the home are easy to fix – they include worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and …

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