Wayne Drop Asks “Are You Ready to Chase Down Leaks?”

Hey everybody! Wayne Drop here – the official spokes-drop for Water – Use It Wisely. I am overflowing with excitement to invite you to participate in the BEST WEEK OF THE YEAR… well at least it’s my favorite… Fix a Leak Week! First, Why Do We Need a Week for… Read More


Last April, I had my Water – Use It Wisely table set up on the back patio of a community center for an Earth Day event. A mom and her two young children were walking by and I heard the older one, about four years old, say, “Hey Mom, look,… Read More

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Managing a scarce resource like water is serious business.  But come on, educating on how to use water wisely can and should be fun, especially if you want your message to resonate with kids. We’ve assembled a collection of some of the best online water conservation games. Here are a… Read More


“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… Read More

Fixing Leaks for the “Not a Plumber” Crowd

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… Read More

Adventure Alert! WUIW Day at Arizona Science Center is Oct. 20th

Don’t miss this unique event that combines fun and games with water and the amazing exhibits at Arizona Science Center. Water – Use It Wisely pours on the fun with special demonstrations that challenge visitors to test their water knowledge, be a leak detective, take the Incredible Journey, play the… Read More

Water – Use It Wisely at Earth Day at the Phoenix Zoo!

It’s a Party for the Planet! On Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. be sure to celebrate Earth Day, conservation and nature at the Phoenix Zoo. Water – Use It Wisely will be joining in on the fun once again with our fun-in-the-sun duck float trivia contest. Children… Read More

WUIW Featured in Phoenix Home & Garden

Did you know Water Awareness Month is coming up? For the month of April, stay tuned to this interactive calendar at waterawarenessmonth.com for ways to save water and plenty of links and resources! Our very own Donna DiFrancesco, Conservation Specialist from the City of Mesa, was featured in April’s Phoenix… Read More

One for Water 4-Miler, Join the Chase!

Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? Fix a Leak Week will be celebrated across the nation March 12-18, but you can join the chase at our kickoff event here… Read More

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