What is the National Mayor's Contest for Water Conservation?
According to The Wyland Foundation, "[The] Annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation held every Earth Month (April 1-30) is a competition that encourages cities across the nation to see who can be the most water wise by asking their residents to take a series of informative, easy to use pledges online to conserve water, energy and other natural resources."
The city with the largest percentage of residents pledging will win.
Here's How It Works:
Why is it important for our community to participate?
Water is a very precious resource here in the desert. With Bureau of Reclamation projecting a 58% chance of a federally declared water shortage on the Colorado River by 2017, we want our citizens to be as informed as possible on how to manage their water.