SRP Water Conservation Expo set for March 7
WHAT: Valley residents are invited to attend the 13th Annual SRP Water Conservation Expo – recognized by customers and exhibitors as one of the area’s best water-themed events as well as the largest one-day distribution event of smart irrigation controllers in the nation.
SRP water and power customers who are interested in learning about water conservation are invited to attend the expo.Valley residents will learn about SRP's role in water delivery and stewardship and how to conserve our precious resource.
Activities for the entire family at the free expo include an educational bird demonstration by Liberty Wildlife. Also, exhibitors will be presenting information on ways to save water, landscape professionals will be on site to provide advice, and representatives from several Valley cities will be available to discuss their rebates and water conservation programs. There will also be an interactive snowpack-measuring demonstration and a look at water-efficient products.
WHEN / WHERE: Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PERA Training & Conference Center, 1 E. Continental Drive in Tempe.
SRP water experts will be available for interviews at the expo.
DETAILS: The main draw of the expo is the discount on “smart” irrigation controllers, but SRP customers should register at srpnet.com/waterexpo before all of the rebate vouchers are allocated for this year’s event.
SRP has distributed about 7,000 smart irrigation controllers at the previous 12 expos. That translates to approximately 142 million gallons of water saved, based on the average household water use of 12,000 gallons per month before installation.
Approximately 12,000 customers have attended and received useful water conservation information since the event started in 2008.
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SRP is a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility and the largest provider of electricity in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, serving more than 1 million customers. SRP also is the metropolitan area’s largest supplier of water, delivering about 800,000 acre-feet annually to municipal, urban and agricultural water users.