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This water program has kept almost 10 million gallons in the Verde River

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A community-based water offset program seeks to help sustain the Verde River and ignite a conversation about water sustainability. And it’s working.

By Alison Steinbach | Arizona Republic

Framed in the foyer of Page Springs Cellars is a plaque certifying that Cornville winemaker Eric Glomski helped keep nearly 1.4 million gallons of water in the Verde River last year.  

Rainbow Acres, a Camp Verde-based residential community for adults with disabilities, was similarly recognized after working to preserve 1.2 million gallons on behalf of the river.  

And a local malt-maker and river enthusiast has contributed more than 400,000 gallons of water savings, with plans to add 700,000 next year.  

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