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Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 3 | Carl Hayden

June 18, 2019

[…] life-giving water to arid lands and the countless benefits that flow from multiple-use developments of the river resources of the western United States.”* Other Arizona-related articles you might find interesting: Celebrate AZ Water: 50th Anniversary of the Colorado River Basin Project Act Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 1 | Jack Swilling Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 2 | William Beardsley […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 24, 2019

[…] protect the wetlands in your community, state or country? American Wetlands Month is a perfect time to get started! Want to learn more about wetlands? Here are some additional articles: Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands — The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River Wetlands […]

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Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 1 | Jack Swilling

April 30, 2019

[…] and incredible fortitude. If you’re interested in more history about the Salt River Valley, check out these blogs: History of Water in the Valley: Becoming One of the First Five Celebrate AZ Water – 100 Years Strong: SRP and Reclamation Partnership Helped Shape the West Celebrate AZ Water – Arizona Falls Showcases Art, History, and Technology Water – Use It […]

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Arbor Day is Friday!

April 23, 2019

[…] Arbor Day. His simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever. The 1st official Arbor Day was created by Morton and celebrated in Nebraska in 1872. In the years following that first Arbor Day, Morton’s idea spread beyond Nebraska and today all 50 states celebrate Arbor Day. So what do trees […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: April is Water Awareness Month

April 2, 2019

[…] the Arizona WAM page to see if your water provider offer rebates for water-saving products, appliances, fixtures, and landscapes. Look for the Rebates section at the bottom of the homepage. Celebrate AZ Water. See Water – Use It Wisely’s Celebrate AZ Water series where we have featured numerous amazing stories about water in Arizona, including Alamo Lake, Boulder Creek, and […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands – The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss

March 26, 2019

[…] you think of to help protect riparian areas in our state? Share your ideas on Twitter at #wetlands and #saveourwetlands. Looking for more adventures? Check out the rest of our Celebrate AZ Water articles. Water – Use It Wisely is proud to feature guest bloggers who write about topics related to water and water conservation. The author of this blog […]

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BE A WATER DETECTIVE BY FINDING AND FIXING LEAKS AND SAVE THOUSANDS OF GALLONS EACH YEAR

March 19, 2019

[…] unnoticed. Watch this helpful video with Leeann Yacuel from SRP to learn how to identify leaks in your pool and pool equipment. Identifying a Pool Leak Using the Bucket Test Celebrate Fix a Leak Week with Water – Use It Wisely by finding and fixing any leaks in and around your home. Leaks can happen anytime so be sure to […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Tempe Town Lake – Making Waves in the Desert

February 19, 2019

[…] Lake Marina for a fee. To learn even more about Tempe Town Lake, please visit tempe.gov/lake. Be sure to check out our other Arizona water destinations and stories in our Celebrate AZ Water archives. Shannon Reed is a public information officer with the City of Tempe, one of 20 Water – Use It Wisely partners to offer water-saving advice and programs.  […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Bringing Water Back to Tucson’s Birthplace – the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project

January 22, 2019

Some 4,000 years ago, ancestors of the Hohokam people settled at the base of (what is now known as) Tucson’s A Mountain on the banks of the Santa Cruz river. At that time, the river flowed year-round and supported lush woodlands of cottonwood, willow, and mesquite. These people created an extensive system of irrigation canals, supporting an agricultural society that lasted thousands of years. …

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Celebrate AZ Water – New Arizona Prize: Mesa (And You) Win the Water Public Art Challenge

December 26, 2018

A piece of sculpture at a public intersection was once considered public art. Things have changed. Public art has become more of an event, such as a community mural designed and painted through a partnership between an artist and neighbors. The City of Mesa has taken this idea to sophisticated levels. It is a city that knows how to pair artists …

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Journey Through the Pipes – What Happens to Wastewater?

December 4, 2018

[…] standards are stringent, and the water is highly treated. You may also be interested in these articles, to see how reclaimed water is being put to use for recreational opportunities: Celebrate AZ Water at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch Celebrate AZ Water at Tres Rios Wetlands Angela Lucci is a Regulatory Compliance Analyst with the City of Surprise, AZ, one of […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River

November 27, 2018

[…] members in protecting and improving riparian areas. Members include birders, hunters and anglers, recreationists, and even craft brewers. You can support WRAN today by joining the network and you can celebrate the success of River Bend and other river restoration projects by enjoying a beer brewed by members of the Western Rivers Brewers’ Council. Might we suggest Rain Crow IPA? […]

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