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Posted on: August 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Conquer the call to conserve; Mayor Gray invites residents to take the pledge

Mayor Gray invites residents to take the pledge to be more water conscious

Castle Rock is a community that understands conservation. For years, residents have made great strides in becoming more water conscious, and the Town has set a goal to cut back 18 percent of water use by 2055. With that goal in mind, Castle Rock Water and Mayor Jason Gray are encouraging residents to take conservation to the next level.

The Mayor’s Conservation Challenge is encouraging residents throughout Castle Rock to think about ways to conserve more water around their homes. Join this call to conserve by taking a free online conservation pledge at

While the pledge only takes a few minutes to complete, fulfilling the pledge could add up to big savings for our community. Pledge to take a shorter shower, fix that leaky faucet, wash only full loads of laundry or invest in Energy Star appliances. 

“Thanks to for helping to encourage conservation through the National Mayor’s Challenge,” said Mayor Gray. “Castle Rock has participated in the challenge for the past five years. Now, we rank in the top 10 nationally! Let’s keep up the good work and show everyone that Castle Rock is serious about water conservation as a way to save money and secure water for our Town’s future.”

Head to now through Monday, Aug. 31, for more information. Each pledge increases Castle Rock’s rank nationally. Help our Town make it into the top 10 water-conscious communities in the nation for the fifth year in a row.

The Town is partnering with the Wyland Foundation, as well as the National League of Cities, EPA Office of Water and the U.S. Forest Service to encourage residents around the country to take the online pledge. Participants are also eligible for a host of prizes worth more than $50,000 sponsored by the Wyland Foundation.

Get more information and take the pledge at

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