The City of Santa Ana entered in the Mayor’s Challenge For Water Conservation, a friendly competition between cities across the U.S. to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayor Miguel Pulido challenged residents to conserve water on behalf of Santa Ana through an easy-to-use pledge online.
“The Santa Ana community has a long history of environmental stewardship. We are proud of our award-winning water agency and conservation efforts, which have made a significant impact on our water consumption. While we have exceeded our water reduction targets mandated by the governor, we would like to challenge our community to do more. The National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation will actively engage Santa Ana residents and businesses to continue saving water and help build a more sustainable future for us all.” — Mayor Miguel Pulido
Cities compete in various population categories. Within each category, the city with the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge wins.
Participants in winning cities are eligible to win hundreds of prizes. Last year, the challenge awarded more than $50,000 in prizes to nearly 1,000 residents in U.S. cities.
While this competition is held each year in the month of April, we encourage you to take the pledge now. The drought is still on and we all must continue to conserve water. What a better incentive than to enter into the Mayor’s Challenge?
Your contribution can make a difference in the conservation of our global resources. Once you complete the online pledge, you’ll see the positive impacts of your pledge over a period of a year, as shown here in the example to the right.
Taking The Pledge
Visit http://www.mywaterpledge.com/campaign/national-campaign#title_area. You can begin your pledge via Facebook or email.
1. Select Santa Ana, California.
2. Select ways you pledge to save water, electricity, gasoline, paper and waste.
3. If you want to be entered in a free drawing, select yes.
4. You’ll then be asked for your contact information and you’ll be entered into a daily drawing for eco-prizes.
Pledge today and let’s help Santa Ana raise its ranking to #1 next year!