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

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… Read More

Garden of the B’s: A Restoration Story

Garden of the Bs: Arizona’s oldest high school, Mesa High, once offered a thriving agricultural education program to its students that included use of a field on campus for growing crops and grazing animals. But since the retirement of the program’s last teacher over 25 years ago, that one acre… Read More

Why We’re for Water: Take the Pledge Today

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” — Jacques Cousteau Arguably, water is cheap. In the United States, on average, tap water costs less than $3 for 1,000 gallons—or mere fractions of a penny per gallon. Compare that to the cost of bottled water at… Read More

PLANT OF THE MONTH – EUPHORBIAS

Add Winter Interest to Southwest Gardens with Euphorbias The unique shapes and colors of euphorbias add a touch of drama to drought-tolerant landscapes. There are hundreds of species of this genus of plants, most that resemble something out of a Dr. Seuss book. These are succulents that do well with… Read More

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MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION TO SAVE WATER TODAY

Resolve to Save Water in the New Year Start 2018 out the right way by saving water and money inside and outside your home. Water – Use it Wisely can help with an interactive home water audit that is so user-friendly, the whole family can get in on the fun…. Read More

5 Ways to Save Water You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

It’s no secret that many people are trying to cut down on water consumption to save more water. While you’re probably familiar with shutting off the faucet while you brush your teeth, and showering instead of using the bathtub (which you may do already), there are a few other ways… Read More

EASY STEPS TO BE WATER EFFICIENT IN THE WORKPLACE

You may not know it, but Arizona has been a leader in managing water for decades. From innovative ways to store water to treating wastewater to conservation efforts, our desert state is a role model on how to best preserve this limited natural resource. While there are many good water stewards… Read More

25 YEARS OF WATER EFFICIENCY ACROSS THE US

Twenty-five years ago this week, President George H.W. Bush ushered the federal government into our bathrooms. This turned out to be a good thing. The Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct 92), approved with bipartisan support in Congress and signed by Bush 41 on October 24, 1992, contained the first… Read More

CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT LAKE HAVASU

Lake Havasu was created in 1938 after the completion of Parker Dam on the Colorado River through the federal Bureau of Reclamation. Parker Dam stands 320 feet tall and the majority of its concrete structure is submerged underwater. This feature makes it the deepest dam in the world. Hydroelectricity generation… Read More

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