Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the Sustainability Elevated Campaign geared towards?
Residential and commercial water users in the Town of Superior.
What is the goal of water conservation?
Be as efficient as possible with water use and reduce waste where possible while still maintaining a high quality of life.
What can the community hope to get out of following the page on Facebook?
The goal of the campaign is to help the community feel empowered to make sustainable decisions where possible in their life and day-to-day activities.
Mayor and Council want to beautify Superior further, and they want this campaign to be a tool to increase public knowledge on how to do that.
How does this campaign address concerns about wildfires or the status of Queen Creek?
Wildfires are a growing concern. This campaign will teach residents of Superior how they can have an impact on reducing fire spread and risk by reducing and managing the presence of invasive species and trash on trails and throughout the community.
A larger goal of Superior’s Mayor, Council, and community is to restore the health of Queen Creek as it flows through the town, and the residents of Superior can help with that! By making sure the watershed and creek is clean of trash and debris, and removing invasive species from the surrounding area, Queen Creek has a better chance of flowing the way it is meant to during natural rain events.
How much water does Superior and its residents use?
In 2020, the Town of Superior’s residents used a total of 231.37 acre-feet of water, which comes out to be 75,392,145.87 gallons of water, and the average residential water use per person is 60 gallons per day.
The people of Superior are already water conscious and practice water conservation, but there is always more that can be done. Those same practices and lifestyles need to continue to future generations for the sake of protecting water resources in Superior. This campaign will help ensure that the consideration and mindset toward water conservation is passed on to new residents of the community.
What you can do
The goal of this campaign is to initiate a community effort to increase sustainable practices in Superior so that it can be a healthy, livable community for current and future generations. Making Superior more sustainable can be as simple as picking up trash in the surrounding trails and living spaces, conserving water in your home, planting native plants and helping remove invasive species from the environment. Follow the Sustainability Elevated campaign on Facebook to get tips, learn about resources available to you, and see what others in the community are doing to preserve Superior. If we all do our part, the community can benefit a lot!