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WATER TOWER TOUR & FINDING LEAKS

April is Water Awareness Month and Earth Month. The Water – Use It Wisely partners have many activities throughout the month of April to celebrate. See the Events calendar for exciting happenings around the valley including workshops, tree plantings, festivals, and more. One such event is the Water – Use It Wisely… Read More

FINDING LEAKS MADE EASY

Find and Fix Leaks with Scottsdale Water’s Workshops The Internet is a fantastic educational resource; however, research has shown that students overwhelmingly prefer books over electronic text. While learning about DIYs online is convenient (like when your faucet decides to noisily drip at 3 a.m.), there is just something irreplaceable… Read More

WATER CONSERVATION EXPO, PROVIDED BY SRP

Buy a Smart Irrigation Controller at a Discounted Price: Just $50* Phoenix valley residents are invited to learn about water conservation and Valley water supplies at the ninth annual SRP Water Conservation Expo on March 5, 2016. Approximately 50 exhibitors will be at the event, including municipalities, water organizations, the Water –… Read More

5 Reasons to Put Your Landscape on a Diet

Swimsuit season is all but here, but there’s still time to put your plants on a diet. Plants use sunlight, CO2, and water* to make food, a process called photosynthesis. As plants make food for themselves, they also make our homes more pleasant for us by releasing oxygen and water… Read More

WATER CONSERVATION EXPO, PROVIDED BY SRP

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 eighth annual SRP Water Conservation Expo on March 7, 2015. Those attending the free expo will learn about water-saving devices for the… Read More

Fall Planting – Wildflowers and More!

Fall is a fantastic time to plant because soil temperatures are still warm, encouraging root growth and development while allowing plants to get better established before next summer’s heat sets in. Also, with cooler temperatures, plants need less water and it is a much more forgiving time of year to… Read More

SRP Water Conservation Expo is March 8th!

Valley residents are invited to learn how to save water and money by participating in the seventh annual SRP Water Conservation Expo on March 8, 2014. Those attending the free expo will learn about water-saving devices for the yard and home. Booths featuring SRP energy-efficiency and environmental programs will also… Read More

Dive into Your Community and Watersheds, Become a Master Watershed Steward!

Master Watershed Stewards are doing great things in their communities! What great things are they doing? This spring, Robert Kampfe organized trash clean-up and invasive species removal at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area;  Peggy Thomas is currently working to have “Watch for Wildlife” signs posted along the Bush Highway… Read More

Breaking it Down: The Basics of Composting

Water – Use It Wisely offers one of my favorite tips: water-saving tip #7 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time. Composting is not only a great way to recycle your kitchen scraps, it also makes better use of your green yard… Read More

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