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April = Celebrations of Nature & Water

March 13, 2024

[…] to get creative and show your love for water! Whether you are just starting your water conservation journey or already an expert water saver, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Water Awareness Month. Here are some of our favorite and easy ways to celebrate: Take shorter showers: Set a goal to keep your shower under 5 minutes. You’ll save […]

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October 30, 2017

[…] Associate General Manager of Water Resources, greets U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego. Photo by Michael McNamara RELATED ARTICLES Plan your next adventure by checking out our other great locations in our Celebrate AZ Water series. Learn more about Roosevelt Lake in our Celebrate AZ Water series: Roosevelt Lake was created in 1911 after the completion of Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River as part […]

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View of Roosevelt Dam

Arbor Day is Friday, April 26!

April 18, 2024

[…] 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. Trees Are Superheroes These […]

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Arbor Day: Because Trees are Nature’s Superheroes

April 26, 2022

Trees Are Superheroes Why do we celebrate Arbor Day, a day set aside just for trees? These superheroes of nature cool our environment, they help clean our air by absorbing carbon dioxide while also producing oxygen, and they provide habitat for wildlife. They help us save air conditioning costs in summer when properly placed around buildings to provide summer shade, […]

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Shade Tree in front of home

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 the […]

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Wayne Drop is Splashing Into November with Water-Saving Activities!

November 17, 2023

[…] includes a challenge to find objects in the garden and there is a word search on the back. Let’s splash some gratitude onto paper and create a colorful world that celebrates our beautiful desert and the awesome water we have!   Where’s Wayne Activity Book – Water Detective Mission:     Calling all water detectives! In this activity book, we’re […]

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Wayne Drop Reconnects with Impatient Fourth Grader!

Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 12, 2021

[…] 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 Education […]

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Detect and Chase Down Leaks with the 10-Minute WaterSense Challenge

March 19, 2024

[…] of water it takes to wash nearly 300 loads of laundry, and could be costing you an extra 10 percent on your water bills. That is why EPA’s WaterSense program celebrates Fix A Leak Week each year to remind you to do a thorough check of your home and landscape. In just 10 minutes, you can search your home for […]

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Plant of the Month: Shades of Green

March 8, 2024

Shamrocks Aren’t the Only Green Plant to Celebrate in March I hear that wearing green will make you invisible to leprechauns so you can avoid being pinched. Some say it will bring you good luck. Even beyond March and St. Patrick’s Day, green is often used for interior decorating for its calming effect? You’ve likely heard about television guests waiting […]

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blue euphorbia

Trees Are Cool – Even During a Drought!

April 28, 2023

[…] specially designed landscaping, including curb cuts, to help capture and beneficially use stormwater runoff from the street and sidewalk. April 28, 2023 is Arbor Day! The national Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. It’s a holiday that celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees in our communities. With all of the benefits listed […]

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Five Favorite Blogs of 2023

January 17, 2024

[…] our five favorite blogs of 2023 that made a significant splash. So, let’s jump right in and explore the top picks that set the tone for water-saving last year. 1. Celebrate AZ Water: A Tale of Two Watersheds     Last February started with great anticipation as the southwest was experiencing above-average winter rains and snowfall. This was especially critical to […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: A Tale of Two Watersheds

February 23, 2023

[…] CAP is one of 19 Water – Use It Wisely partners to offer water-saving advice and assistance programs. If you are looking for more fascinating discoveries about Arizona water, check out our Celebrate AZ Water series archives! Watershed Precipitation Watershed Precipitation snowmelt snowmelt Snow measurements Snow measurements Colorado Basin River Forecast Center Colorado Basin River Forecast Center Snowpack vs runoff graph Snowpack vs […]

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