Water conservation is the practice of using water efficiently to reduce unnecessary water usage. According to Fresh Water Watch, water conservation is important because fresh clean water is a limited resource, as well as a costly one.
National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation
City of Lawrence Mayor Lisa Larsen is joining mayors across the country who are asking residents to make a long-term commitment to reduce pollution and manage water resources more wisely. In return for their pledge to conserve water, Lawrence residents can enter to win over $50,000 in eco-friendly prizes, including $3,000 toward their Home Utility Payments, water saving fixtures, and hundreds of other prizes.
To participate, residents can go to mywaterpledge.com, and then make a series of online pledges to conserve water on behalf of Lawrence.
Cities with the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge in their population category a chance to win $3,000 toward their Home Utility Bills, and hundreds more eco-friendly prizes.