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June 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025
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Ron Clapper

Department of Water Works

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 351 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    2.0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    42
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    35
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    648
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    0.1
    pounds pesticide and excess fertilizer
    prevented from entering watersheds
  • UP TO
    2.0
    water collection systems
    installed
  • UP TO
    2.0
    trees
    planted

Ron's actions

Waterwise Home

Install a Toilet Tank Bank

I will reduce the amount of water flushed and save up to 11 gallons (41 L) of water each day by installing a toilet tank bank.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 20 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Plant a Tree

I will reduce stormwater runoff, promote better air quality, and reduce CO2 from our atmosphere by planting 1 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Community

Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

I will discover the power of my community working together by completing the WNMC Pledge and pledging to save 20. gallons of water.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Community

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 5 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Beautification

Collect Rain Water

I will create 2 rain garden(s), bioswale(s), or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 6 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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