BEVERLY HILLS—Mayor of Beverly Hills John Mirisch has joined mayors across the country and is asking residents to make a long-term commitment to conserve water resources by taking part in the Seventh Annual ‘Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation,’ which runs from April 1 thru April 30.
According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, the Wyland Foundation is a non-proﬁt organization focused on promoting, protecting, and preserving the world’s oceans, waterways and marine life.
While the emergency drought is over, the Stage C water restrictions in place in Beverly Hills urge residents to:
- 20 percent water reduction
- Two day per week watering (October to May)
- North of Santa Monica – Monday & Friday
- South of Santa Monica – Tuesday & Saturday
- Three day per week watering June to September
- North of Santa Monica – Monday, Wednesday & Friday
- South of Santa Monica – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
- Do not allow sprinkler water to run off the landscape
My Water Pledge is a friendly competition between cities across the US to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors participating will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use pledges online.
Cities with the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge in their population category win. Cities will compete in the following population categories: 5,000-29,999, 30,000-99,999, 100,000-299,999. 300,000-599,999, 600,000+). Participants in the winning cities are eligible to win hundreds of prizes.
There is a community prize for a 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Other prizes include an individual grand prize to have free utilities paid for one year up to $3,000. Fifty Toro® Xtra Smart ™ Ecxtra™ Landscape Tier & Wireless Weather Sensors; 100 Eco-friendly home cleaning product packages from Earth Friendly Products (ECOS); 25 e-gift cards from a home improvement store; five Waterpik Chrome EcoRain® Low Flow Rain Shower Heads; five Waterpik Eco-Flow® 4-Spray Fixed Shower Heads; a home water system retrofit and other prizes.
Contact the city of Beverly Hills website for additional information. For questions related to water conservation, call (310) 285-2492 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . For details on the challenge visit mywaterpledge.com and to learn more about the City’s water conservation visit bhsaves.org.