Republic: In AZ, every drop of water counts

Monday, March 23, 2015

An editorial in the Arizona Republic reminds Arizonans that we can save water by embracing a desert lifestyle, exchanging traditional green grass for more native vegitation.

You're going to hear a lot more from us on this issue, too. On April 1, The Arizona Republic, in conjunction with the Arizona Community Foundation and the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, will award a $100,000 prize for the best digital strategy to raise Arizonans' awareness of water issues.

Kathryn Sorensen, the city of Phoenix's water services director, said we are using less water than we were in 1996, with almost 360,000 more residents since then.

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