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Is Your Toilet Running? This One Was at the “One for Water 4-Miler”

March 15, 2013

The One for Water 4-Miler was enjoyed by many last Saturday. This fun local race offered something for everyone – a fast course, desert scenery, fabulous prizes, swag, food, and a “tank chaser” to beat a running toilet. This 4-mile event was created to raise awareness for fixing leaks and encouraging water efficiency in our homes, landscapes and businesses. Leaky …

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Time for a Sprinkler Spruce-Up!

March 14, 2013

The City of Surprise, as a member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program, reminds residents that spring is the perfect time to check their irrigation system, inspecting for leaks and setting the proper watering schedule for current weather conditions. According to WaterSense, a broken or missing sprinkler head wastes as much as 25,000 gallons of water and more …

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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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Water Conservation Expo, Provided by SRP

February 12, 2013

Get a discounted “smart” irrigation controller at the SRP Water Conservation Expo! Valley residents are invited to learn how to save water and money by participating in the sixth annual SRP Water Conservation Expo on March 2, 2013. Those attending the free expo will learn about water-saving devices for the yard and home. Booths featuring SRP energy-efficiency and environmental programs …

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