The Mayor’s Water Challenge (Challenge) is an environmental conservation outreach program. This educational effort consists of a series of online pledges that City residents can complete at

The Challenge is run by the Wyland Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the world’s oceans, waterways, and marine life. The Challenge is supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National League of Cities. It runs from April 1 to April 31.

The City has participated in the challenge annually since 2014. Last year, the City finished 16th in our category (“30,000 – 99,999” population).

City staff is advertising the Challenge during the month of April in the City’s media channels such as the website and the City Manager’s Weekly Bulletin.