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47 years of Earth Day and STILL we #marchforscience

April 22, 1970: The first nationwide Earth Day celebration is organized by Sen. Gaylord Nelson and Dennis Hayes. It creates a national political presence for environmental concerns. Millions of Americans demonstrate for air and water cleanup and preservation of nature. April 22, 2017: March for Science. “The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly […]

via April 22, 1970: First Earth Day; 2017: March for Science; 1915: First Use of Chlorine as a Terror Weapon — This Day in Water History

The Father of Epidemiology

March 15, 1813: Birth of John Snow. Dr. John Snow (March 15, 1813–June 16, 1858) is famous for the Broad Street Pump episode but he accomplished so much more than that. He was first and foremost a physician who trained in England in the early part of the 19th century. He made significant contributions to […]

via March 15, 1813: Birth of Dr. John Snow — This Day in Water History

Fix a Leak Week 2017: March 20-26

Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (AMWUA) will be hosting the Fix a Leak Week Twitter party, Monday, March 20, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Please follow @fixaleakweekaz to join the party, and use the hashtag #fixaleak on your tweets during the party and all week long.

Fix a Leak Week is also when we will kick off the 2017 GardenForWater.com campaign, encouraging property owners NOT to drown their drainfield and avoid expensive root intrusions by planting only native species.

UPDATE!! The Winner of the Commercial Landscape Category will also receive our prestigious Golden Plunger Award!

March 3, 1879: U.S. Geological Survey established by President Rutherford B. Hayes

March 3, 1879: U.S. Geological Survey established by President Rutherford B. Hayes signing a bill authorizing money for the organization. “The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and […]

via March 3, 1879: U.S. Geological Survey Established; 1899: Rivers and Harbors Act Passed by Congress — This Day in Water History