Slow the Flow for Water Savings

The combination of aging irrigation systems and decades-old traditional overhead spray nozzles can result in large and unsightly brown spots in grass areas. Up until recently, traditional spray nozzles were the only option to irrigate grass areas between 5’-15’. What is a traditional spray nozzle, you ask? In a nutshell, it’s… Read More

Lawn Stars

Everyone enjoys a patch of lawn.  It’s cool to walk on barefoot, a comfortable spot for adults to gather and relax outdoors, and children and pets enjoy playing on it. But lawns do use a lot of water, and with up to 70% of your water use outdoors, the ideal… Read More

Butterflies, Trees and Being Green!

April is a great month to celebrate nature! Earth Day is April 22, Arbor Day is April 27 and the whole month is dedicated to water awareness.* Join the City of Mesa for a ‘speed dating’ version of environmental learning by attending any or all three programs. Information booths on multiple… Read More

WUIW Featured in Phoenix Home & Garden

Did you know Water Awareness Month is coming up? For the month of April, stay tuned to this interactive calendar at for ways to save water and plenty of links and resources! Our very own Donna DiFrancesco, Conservation Specialist from the City of Mesa, was featured in April’s Phoenix… Read More

Can Webster Help Us Save Water?

At Water – Use It Wisely, we are proud to see that our website is the top-ranked site for popular search terms such as “water conservation” and “water saving tips,” but did you know that a single query on Google consumes a tenth of a teaspoon of water? Just when… Read More

Salt River Project (SRP) Free Water Conservation Expo

It’s Springtime in Arizona! Salt River Project (SRP) is hosting a Free Water Conservation Expo at which you can learn about saving water, money and how to irrigate your lawn and landscape correctly for the upcoming warmer months. Visit the expo and get a 4-station smart irrigation controller (expandable to… Read More

WUIW on TV: Paradise Valley Xeriscape Demonstration Garden

Join us for another interview on “Your Life A to Z” on Arizona’s local Channel 3 to learn more about the Paradise Valley Xeriscape Demonstration Garden. Jake Lenderking and Sally Ceccerelli-Wolf from our Regional Partner, Arizona American Water, tell us about how a demonstration garden can help someone who is… Read More

WUIW on TV: Home Water Challenge and Sneaky Leaks

How do you know if you have a leak in your home? The most common and easily fixed leak is the one in your bathroom… Your toilet! Watch this video from our water partner, EPCOR Water, as they explain the most common causes of leaky toilets and how to fix… Read More

WUIW on TV: Reduce Your Outdoor Water Use

Did you know that up to 70% of your water use is outdoors? Water – Use It Wisely is being featured on Arizona’s local Channel 3′s Your Life A to Z with some easy and practical ways to save water. Arizona Regional Campaign Water Partner, the City of Mesa, sent… Read More

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