Spokane River Forum Enews Update
www.spokaneriver.net | info@spokaneriver.net April 29, 2010
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak at Gonzaga University
Rebates and incentives available for water conservation
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak at Gonzaga University 
May 20th, 7:30 PM, Gonzaga University Martin Center. Click here for tickets.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will speak at Gonzaga University about efforts to protect and restore rivers, water supply and other environmental issues. He is credited with leading the fight to protect New York City's water supply. He also serves as Vice Chair and Chief Prosecuting Attorney for Riverkeeper and Chairman of Waterkeeper Alliance.
This event is being brought to the area by Spokane Riverkeeper, the Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper, and Avista Corporation. Event sponsors  include KYRS, Hamilton Studios, Ross Taylor, Cassie Taylor and K&L Gates.
Rebates and incentives available for water conservation
Water conservation helps improve Spokane River in-stream flows, a key component of protecting and restoring both fisheries and habitats. Reducing water use can also reduce needs for waste water treatment, which is both environmentally friendly and helps minimize your utility rates.

Check out these rebates and incentives offered by the City of Spokane and Spokane County

Slow the Flow: City of Spokane New Sprinkler Incentives
The City of Spokane is offering a credit of up to $375 for residents installing new or upgraded sprinkler systems that improve water conservation. Click here to learn more.

Do Your Part, Be Water Smart
Spokane County and the City of Spokane are offering $100 rebates each for purchasing and installing WaterSense high efficiency toilets (HETs) and ENERGY STARŪ qualified clothes washers purchased between August 1st, 2009 - December 31st, 2010.

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