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6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation has begun

“My Water Pledge is a friendly competition between cities across the US to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors nationwide will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use pledges online.

Cities with the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge in their population category win. Cities will compete in the following population categories: 5,000-29,999, 30,000-99,999, 100,000-299,999, 300,000-599,999, 600,000+). Participants in the winning cities are eligible to win hundreds of prizes. By the way, your mayor doesn’t have to participate for your city to win… But every person makes a difference! Last year, the challenge awarded more than $50,000 in prizes to nearly 1,000 residents in U.S. cities.”

Please pledge daily till April 30, for this national pledge, which started on April 1.  Tucson won 1st place a few years ago in 2013, so your pledging does count:


Tucson is currently in 2nd place, behind Aurora, Colorado (for cities of our size, 300,000 to 599,999). Incentives to pledge & help Tucson win again:

  • If your city wins and you choose to enter the prize drawing, you are eligible to win one of the following prizes:
    • Grand Prize: All-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
    • $500 Shopping Spree at a Home Improvement Store
    • 200 Eco-friendly “Green Your Home” Cleaning Kits from Earth Friendly Products (ECOS)
    • 50 TORO XTRA SMART™ ECXTRA™ Landscape Tier & Wireless Weather Sensor
    • 6 Waterpik Chrome EcoRain® Low Flow Rain Shower Heads
    • 6 Waterpik Eco-Flow® 4-Spray Fixed Shower Heads


Take the Water Pledge in National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation


waterpledgeTake the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation water pledge online sponsored by the Wyland Foundation, and enter to win  great prizes including a Toyota Prius V car. Tucson WON  in 2013 and many folks in town won several prizes.

Pledge online April 1 to April 30 at:


Tucson is in #2 place right now, in the city size of 300,000 to 599,999.  I remember last year we came in #2 under Corpus Christi, TX. Check City standings here: http://www.mywaterpledge.com/master-top-ten/. Tell your friends to pledge too.

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Take the pledge for National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation


I reported on this pledge last year for Tucsoncitizen.com, and Tucson won first place in our city size (300,000 to 599,999).  Currently Tucson is currently in first place again, so please take the pledge by April 30 and if Tucson wins, you could win a prize as well.  You can check on Tucson’s standing on the website.

Press release below from City of Tucson:


From April 1 through April 30, you can “pledge for Tucson” in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

Just go to mywaterpledge.com using your e-mail or Facebook and complete a brief online survey on the ways you can or do save water and energy.

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