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2015 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

The amount of water Americans pledged to save over the next year as part of the 2015 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation would fill 2,300 Olympic-sized swimming pools.  The Challenge is an annual awareness campaign by the Wyland Foundation and Toyota that encourages leaders to promote water efficiency in their communities.  Residents from more than 3,900 cities recently made 391,325 pledges online to reduce their water use at home, around the yard, and in their lives. The challenge addresses the growing importance of educating consumers about the many ways they use water — from swapping their lawns out in favor of drought resistant native plants to fixing leaks to looking at how we use water for food and manufacturing.  Read more