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

USE THESE ONLINE GAMES TO TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT WATER

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

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

PLANT OF THE MONTH – BEAR GRASS

Bear Grass Plant Description Bear Grass, Nolina microcarpa, looks like a clump of coarse grass, at maturity 4 feet high and 6 feet wide. The leaves are 3-4 feet long and about 1/4-inch wide at the base, narrowing to a frayed tip. The leaf margins are finely toothed. A loose… 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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