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Celebrating 20 Years with our Top 20 Water-Saving Resources

We are very excited to share with our readers that this year, Water – Use It Wisely celebrated its 20th anniversary of helping Arizonans save water with a variety of water-saving resources. What began in 1999 as a joint effort between Mesa, Phoenix, and Scottsdale to launch a water conservation… Read More

Water=Life Event

Water=Life is a comprehensive project consisting of a series of free community workshops leading up to a 9-day installation of collaborative art in Riverview Park. The culminating event is intended to look at the history and future of water in the Valley, and more specifically, to consider the numerous canals… Read More

Attention Photographers: Capture the Beauty and Importance of Arizona Water

The Water Resources Research Center’s (WRRC) Annual Photo Contest is back and it’s your chance to showcase your work while helping convey the beauty and importance of Arizona water. Use your creativity and technical ability to express the many ways water transforms our state and how our state transforms water…. Read More

Brewing Done Sustainably

Scottsdale Water was issued Arizona’s first permit for direct use of recycled water. One Water Brewing Showcase at Canal Convergence helped showcase the purity of advanced treated recycled water. During the week of September 12, 2019, the Advanced Water Treatment Plant at the Scottsdale Water Campus became the state’s first… Read More

Imagine A Day Without Water With Our Resident Vandweller

In celebration of Imagine A Day Without Water, we profiled Zack – a man who lives every day with hardly any water. Zack lives in a van. While Zack’s van is not down by the river, his lifestyle provides a great lesson on water conservation and the impact of living… Read More

Mesa Arts Center’s WATER=LIFE Artmaking Workshop and Demonstration

Water=Life is a comprehensive project consisting of a series of free community workshops leading up to a 9-day installation of collaborative art in Riverview Park. The culminating event is intended to look at the history and future of water in the Valley, and more specifically, to consider the numerous canals… Read More

Hydrate Mesa: Hydrate Your Food

Hydrate Your Food Use rain tanks to support your vegetable garden Rain tanks are like rain barrels, only upgraded: bigger, better, and your harvested rainwater lasts longer. While most rain barrels hold about 50 gallons of water, rain tanks can hold 1,000 gallons or more, capturing water from several storms and… Read More

Hydrate Mesa: Hydrate Your Plants

Hydrate Your Plants Create a beautiful landscape with native plants and trees How can you create a beautiful, lush landscape while conserving water? We’ll show you how to select native plants to build wildlife habitat, shade your home, and create an appealing landscape for your yard. If you’re looking for the… Read More

DID YOU KNOW REDUCING YOUR ENERGY USE CONSERVES WATER?

Water is one of the most important utilities in our lives, which is why ensuring our ability to use it is so important. Unfortunately, we often end up wasting more than just water when we leave the tap running for too long. In fact, more than a quarter of all… Read More

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Save Watts and Drops!

When trying to save water around the house, have you thought about adding insulation to your attic? What many don’t think about is that there is a fundamental water-energy connection. According to the U.S. Geological Survey Water Use Report, the electrical power industry is the largest user of water in… Read More

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