Water is a precious resources and as summer and high temperatures approach, it’s a good idea to help raise Water Awareness (1% of the world’s water is drinkable.) According to the EPA, 50% of the the water used for irrigating lawns and gardens is wasted! Integrating drip-irrigation, moisture sensors, and rain shut-off devices into your existing home and building automation systems is a smart and easy solution and could potentially save 11 billion gallons a year.
Test Your WaterSense! Think you know everything there is to know about water? You can’t be sure until you Test Your WaterSense! Try EPA’s new interactive online quiz! Move the water-efficiency hero Flo through water pipes and answer water-efficiency questions while avoiding water-wasting monsters such as Sogosaurus and Drainiac. Use the information you’ve learned on the WaterSense Web site and test your knowledge of water-using behaviors and common water-saving opportunities.
APRIL IS WATER AWARENESS MONTH! Celebrate 30 days of WAM – Water Awareness Month. During April, water providers throughout Arizona are promoting public awareness about the availability, reliability, and quality of this precious resource. 30 Days of Water Awareness tips and topics thanks to the Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association.