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  • Gilbert Kids - Water

    Gilbert Children Investigate: Do Trees Really Sweat?

    I know, it’s a strange question. But the answer is even stranger: yes, trees do sweat. The technical term for tree sweat is transpiration, when water is pulled from roots to the leaves where it changes to water vapor and evaporates, and is an essential function for plants to live.

    12/13/2018 4:48 PM

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    The Easy Guide to Watering Trees

    As humans, it’s tough to know how much water our trees need, especially when it’s really hot.

    11/06/2018 3:46 PM

  • Water Blog - October 2018

    Water Wise Gilbert's Guide to Water Efficient Winter Lawn Care

    Finally, fall has arrived, bringing cooler temperatures…and dead, brown grass? Don’t worry! Your grass isn’t dead!

    10/08/2018 2:36 PM

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    Gilbert Water Conservation is Closing the Gap with Smart Irrigation Timers

    Since 2017, Gilbert Water Conservation has provided 22 Smart Irrigation Controllers to local businesses, HOAs and schools as part of our Water Efficient Technology Incentive (WETI). This program is designed to help non-single family residential customers increase water efficiency in their landscape

    09/01/2018 7:00 AM

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    From Source to Resource: Gilbert’s Urban Water Cycle

    Understanding how water moves around the planet is something most of us learned at a young age. Natural forces, such as evaporation, condensation, precipitation and transpiration constantly change the state of water.

    08/01/2018 8:00 AM

  • Fire Fighters

    Gilbert Town Facilities Are More Water Wise Than Ever

    Water is precious here in the desert and we can all do our part to save… We know that means us, too! Gilbert Water Conservation works hard to help our Gilbert facilities use water as efficiently as possible by providing the same services we offer to our Gilbert community.

    07/09/2018 1:43 PM

  • June Water Blog

    JC’s Steakhouse Earns Water Wise Gilbert Status

    Water is precious here in the desert and we can all do our part to save. In Gilbert, we have free tools, such as water efficiency checkups and technology upgrades, to help local businesses be as water wise as possible.

    06/05/2018 5:19 PM

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    How Rocket Media Became a Water Wise Gilbert Company

    Find out how a Gilbert-based digital marketing agency, Rocket Media, became a Water Wise Gilbert company.

    05/02/2018 6:34 PM

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    Is Gilbert Most Water Wise in the Nation?

    Water is precious here in the desert. You can do your part to save. This April, we want the whole country to know that Gilbert is the most water wise in the nation, but we need your help!

    04/09/2018 12:28 PM

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    It’s Official: Announcing the 2017 Water Wise Gilbert Awardees

    Gilbert, Arizona is proud to announce the Water Wise Gilbert sites of 2017.

    03/09/2018 7:00 AM

  • Gilbert Landscape Workshops

    Classes on Landscapes Can Help Residents Save Water, Money

    Interested in saving water outdoors, where the majority of residential water use occurs? Consider signing up for the (free) Residential Landscape Workshops, offered by Gilbert Water Conservation.

    02/07/2018 3:33 PM

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    2017 Gilbert Water Conservation Report

    As one year ends and another begins, we like to tally up all those water drops that Gilbert residents, staff, HOAs, businesses, and churches worked hard to save over the past year. The numbers for 2017 are in, and we have a lot to be proud of!

    01/04/2018 2:00 PM