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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Join the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

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Brighton residents can show their support to conserve water, energy and other natural resources by joining the Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation from April 1 - 30. For the challenge, City of Brighton Mayor Gregory Mills is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to reduce pollution and manage water resources more wisely by making a pledge on behalf of Brighton on mywaterpledge.com

“This is a fun way for us to show our commitment to water conservation,” said Mayor Mills. “Collectively as a community, the small actions we take daily to reduce waste and promote sustainability will make a big difference in taking care of one of our most precious resources - water.”

The winning city is determined by the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge. Cities will compete in the following population categories: 5,000-29,999, 30,000-99,999, 100,000-299,999. 300,000-599,999 and 600,000+. By making the pledge, residents are entered for a chance to win $3,000 towards utilities bills and bluetooth timers, gift cards, e-gift cards, eco-friendly gadgets, daily prizes throughout the month (travel mugs, surf towels and more) and the chance for daily bonus prizes. In addition, one lucky charity from a winning city will receive a new 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Take the pledge today by clicking here. To learn more about the challenge, visit brightonco.gov/mayorschallenge. The deadline to make the pledge is April 30.

If you have questions, please contact communications@brightonco.gov.

About the Wyland Foundation and Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation:
Founded in 1993, the Wyland Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the world’s ocean, waterways, and marine life. The foundation encourages environmental awareness through community events, education programs, and public art projects. The Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation is a non-profit national community service campaign that encourages leaders to inspire their residents to make a series of simple pledges at mywaterpledge.com to use water more efficiently, reduce pollution and save energy. The program started ten years ago by a handful of mayors who were looking for alternative ways to engage their residents more deeply about the coming water challenges in the United States.

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