4/6/2017 City of Mountain View Media Release City of Mountain View
Office of the City Manager
500 Castro St., 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94039

MEDIA RELEASE 04062017-1
Subject :

Mountain View Mayor Joins National Water Conservation Challenge
Contact : Elizabeth Flegel
Water Conservation Coordinator
(650) 903-6302

(Mountain View, Calif.) -- City of Mountain View Mayor, Ken Rosenberg, has joined mayors across the country for a national contest aimed at promoting water and energy conservation. As part of the contest, residents commit to using water wisely through the month of April, and participants from the winning cities are eligible for prizes.

Throughout the month of April, Mountain View residents can join in and make their pledge to save water at mywaterpledge.com. “Our residents have already demonstrated their commitment to water conservation by reducing water use 29 percent during 2016 (compared to 2013),” said Mayor Rosenberg. “By joining the contest, we all help Mountain View to get recognized for its commitment.”

This City friendly competition is sponsored by the Wyland Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving the world’s ocean, waterways and marine life. Participants in the city with the most pledges (in our population category) are eligible to win prizes, which include a new Toyota Prius and a $1,000 home-improvement store shopping spree.

Did you know that household leaks are estimated to waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year in the U.S., or that a running toilet can waste hundreds of gallons a day? Learn more about saving water at conservewater.mountainview.gov.

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Alternate Contact:
Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator

(650) 903-6302, SRanson@mountainview.gov