Youth Making Noise About Water Conservation

Youth Noise, a social networking site for people under the age of 27 who like to connect based on deeper interests than Paris Hilton’s wardrobe and want to get engaged within a cause, just hosted its inaugural DROP Water Summit at Parsons New School for Design in New York. The… Read More

Create a Desert Winter Wonderland

The weather outside is far from frightful – in fact, it’s downright delightful.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t create your own “Winter Wonderland” in the Arizona desert.  The winter months provide a perfect opportunity to experiment with container gardening, which can add some amazingly colorful – and even flavorful… Read More

Water Words that Work

The web’s function as the world’s electronic card catalog system and its ocean of information is both its blessing and its bane.  So much info, so little time. As the new Water – Use It Wisely website strives to “give voice to water – YOUR voice,” we will cull through… Read More

Low Water Use Plant Guide Grows Online

Valley Cities Join Forces Ten cities have one message for you: low-water-use plants save water. The municipalities of Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe have banded together to provide an online guide to water conserving plants. The guide depicts plants that defy conventional expectations for… Read More

Glendale Outdoor Classroom Receives Prestigious Award

Mediation, an artist designed outdoor classroom, received a Crescordia Award at the Valley Forward Association’s 28th Annual Environmental Excellence Award Ceremony on September 6th.  The Crescordia is the highest award given by Valley Forward for public art. Mediation was designed by colab Studio of Tempe.  The outdoor classroom is part… Read More

Mesa Utilities Department Signs onto WaterSense® Program

Partnership Will Promote Simple Ways to Save Water, Energy The City of Mesa Utilities Department has agreed to participate in a federal Environmental Protection Agency program that promotes water-efficient products. The program, WaterSense, aims to provide a national brand, designating water-efficient products that are about 20 percent more efficient than… Read More

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