FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contact: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 mobile
ANAHEIM, CA (May 31, 2015) –Anaheim Public Utilities invites the community to learn more about saving water at the 2015 Save Water Expo. The event will be held on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ARTIC, the new transportation hub located at 2626 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805 (across from Honda Center).
The Save Water Expo is open to all ages and features free water conservation workshops, demonstrations, and children’s interactive activities. Residents will also receive information on the latest in drought-resistant landscapes, turf removal, indoor water conservation, and outdoor irrigation choices. Throughout the day, those in attendance will enjoy fun games, bucket truck rides, music, food trucks (Viking Truck, Kala Truck, Bakery Truck, and Mustache Mikes Italian Ice), and free raffle prizes and giveaways.
“The California drought is in its fourth year and we must all continue to do our part to conserve water by making simple changes to our water habits,” said Dukku Lee, Anaheim Public Utilities General Manager. “We encourage everyone to attend the Save Water Expo to learn about the many ways we can all contribute to reducing our water use. Our collective actions today will make a difference now and in the future.”
The event will provide residents with an opportunity to receive an array of information from local and regional water conservation experts and partners including: Anaheim Home Depot, Armstrong Garden Centers of Anaheim, Anaheim Fire and Rescue, Anaheim Public Library-Books on the Go, Angels Baseball, Disneyland Resort, DNV GL Energy Services USA Inc., Ewing Irrigation and Landscaping, Five Star Turf, Fullerton Arboretum, Global Syn-Turf/Artificial Grass, Golden State Water Company, High Sierra Showerheads, Hunter Industries, Inside the Outdoors, Lowe’s of Anaheim, Municipal Water District of Orange County, Muzeo, Netafin Drip Irrigation, No More Geysers, Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District, Orange County Water District, Orange County Coastkeeper, Resource Action Programs, SoCal Gas Company, Sustainable Sam, Toro/Irritrol Irrigation, Tree of Life Native Nursery, Turf Evolution, Urban Agriculture Community-based Research Experience, UC ANR Cooperative Extension – Orange County, WaterDex, Wheeler Company – Water Conservation Education, Wyland Foundation, Yorba Linda Water District, and the Cities of Anaheim, Brea, Orange, and Santa Ana.
For more information about the Save Water Expo, click here.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 348,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.