Search Results

Why We Celebrate Trees

April 26, 2013

Today is Arbor Day, a special day set aside to encourage the planting and proper care of trees. And Water – Use It Wisely is celebrating, because trees can help save water. How you ask? A tree can not only add some visual interest to your landscape, but when placed strategically in your yard, its shade can reduce energy use …

Read More

Arizonans Celebrate Water Together — Reflecting on our First Photo Contest

February 4, 2014

Last October, Water – Use It Wisely invited Arizonans to join us in reflecting on one of our region’s most precious resources – water – by participating in our first-ever Celebrate AZ Water photo contest. We received over 100 original images, taken by amateur and professional photographers alike, each of which uniquely captures the importance and wonder of water in […]

Read More

July is Smart Irrigation Month!

July 20, 2013

What are you doing to celebrate Smart Irrigation Month? At Water – Use It Wisely, we’re always ready to celebrate the promotion of efficient water use and using water wisely! And, according to the Irrigation Association, that’s what Smart Irrigation Month is all about. Efficient Irrigation System Tips Automatic watering or sprinkler systems should be properly programmed to deliver just the right […]

Read More
Smart_Irrigation_Month

Save Water. Win a Prius.

April 22, 2014

[…] (WAM) in Arizona! If you are looking for additional ways to become involved in your city’s water conservation goals here is an easy and rewarding – and AWARDing – way to celebrate WAM and that is by taking the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. This challenge is sponsored by the Wyland Foundation; a non-profit founded by Wyland an environmental artist […]

Read More

Adventure Alert – It’s a Party for the Planet!

April 15, 2014

Water – Use It Wisely will celebrate Earth Day with SRP and other conservation-minded community partners at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will music, crafts and activities for the young and the young-at-heart. Test your water-sense with our super cute plumber duckies – answer correctly and you can take one home! We’ll also […]

Read More

What’s All the Buzz about Pollinator-Friendly Plants?

April 9, 2014

April is Water Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and how to use water more efficiently. But another exciting event to celebrate in April is Earth Day, a special day set aside each year on April 22nd to help focus our attention on the importance of protecting our environment. One easy way you […]

Read More

Celebrate National Plumber’s Day on April 25th

April 23, 2013

Most people take plumbing for granted, that is until a plumbing disaster strikes their house and the chaos of blocked drains or clogged pipes ensues.  But a local company, Benjamin Franklin, The Punctual Plumber is reminding the public to take a moment to appreciate and salute America’s Plumbers on April 25th – National Plumber’s Day. It is no surprise that …

Read More

It’s a Party for the Planet!

April 18, 2013

On Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. celebrate Earth Day, conservation and nature at the special Earth Day at the Phoenix Zoo event. Water – Use It Wisely will be joining in on the fun once again with our tropical duck float trivia contest. Children young and old can test their water know-how, then take home one […]

Read More

Is Your Toilet Running? This One Was at the “One for Water 4-Miler”

March 15, 2013

[…] super plumber duck and mascot from R2K Plumbing just loved the Water –Use It Wisely message. What duck wouldn’t? If you missed the race, there’s still plenty of time to celebrate Fix a Leak Week which officially runs from March 18 – 22. Be sure to visit the site for how-to-videos and other easy steps for leak repair. This special week challenges […]

Read More