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June 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022
TERRY ESKRIDGE's avatar

TERRY ESKRIDGE

Department of Water Works

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 616 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    112
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    77
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    49
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    0.0
    pounds pesticide and excess fertilizer
    prevented from entering watersheds
  • up to
    1,306
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    48
    gallons
    polluted water runoff prevented
  • up to
    1.0
    hydrozones
    created
  • up to
    1.0
    trees
    planted

TERRY's Actions

Waterwise Beautification

Install Greywater Catchment

I will install a greywater catchment system in my home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Hydrozone Your Landscape

I will "hydrozone" my yard and garden so that low water-use, moderate water-use and high water-use plants are grouped together.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Waterwise Home

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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 Beautification

Use Permeable Pavers

I will reduce polluted runoff and support groundwater recharge where possible by replacing 6 square feet of concrete with permeable surfaces.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 45 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 100. gallons of water.

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 2 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 18
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Waterwise Home

Use Reusable Bottles

I will use a reusable bottle and stop purchasing bottled water, saving 3 disposable plastic bottle(s) a day.

COMPLETED 19
DAILY ACTIONS

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 22
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • TERRY ESKRIDGE's avatar
    TERRY ESKRIDGE 4/14/2022 6:42 AM
    We are doing well with saving water and the environment by planting, beautifying our yard and conserving water.