Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour - Water Roundtable
Water Management In Arizona. Featuring representatives of Salt River Project, Central Arizona Project, University Of Arizona Water Resources Research Center and The Arizona Farm Bureau. Engineering, moving, storage and consumption of water was well planned and requires consistent management to have enough to use but not enough to waste.
Homeowner Topic: Set Your Fasteners and Hang On!
Phoenix Historian Steve Schumacher discusses Phoenix's 150th Anniversary and details the beginnings of the city. Plus this week's blog on fasteners and anchors for hanging on drywall..
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
Got a question? Call In! Chat with Rosie & Romey!
Weekly To-Do Topic: #SteamClean | Special guest: Author, writer and outdoor enthusiast Roger Naylor talks about his new book Arizona's Scenic Roads And Hikes and his Award Winning book about Arizona State Parks.
Understanding how Arizona engineers, manages and delivers water.
Discussion with Salt River Project's Senior Hydrologist Andrew Volkmer. Not only managing water thru our natural waterways and reservoirs but also providing electricity too! He explains the functions of SRP.
Discussion with Central Arizona Project's Darrin Francom. An engineering marvel that transports water from the Colorado River (near Parker, AZ) 335 miles to 80% of the population.
He details how the CAP works. Including the attention to detail on Lake Pleasant, wildlife crossings and the Reach 11 Flood Protection area you likely didn't know what it was for.
Discussion with University Of Arizona Water Resources Research Center's Assistant Director Susanne Eden. Designed to educate, help set policy and engage individuals and communities about the present and future of water supply in Arizona.
An organization that has gotten attention from the rest of the country.
Discussion with Arizona Farm Bureau President Stephanie Smallhouse. Arizona's 23.3 Billion Dollar agriculture industry is dependent on water for growing food. Even though they are the largest consumer of water in Arizona, she explains how they constantly strive to use different techniques to use less water. Explains the Alfalfa Project.
Interview with Phoenix Historian Steve Schumacher. As Phoenix celebrated its 150th Anniversary (October 26, 1870), Steve discusses its history. The influences of the Hohokom culture, the three locations considered for the center of town and how Phoenix got its name.
Dr. Sky talks about Mars and the first Halloween Full Moon since 1944. Plus telescope suggestion for beginners to look at the dark sky.
Our blog on fasteners. Types of fasteners (anchors) used for hanging things on drywall from hard plastic to mechnical.
Rosie discusses some of the trick questions to ask when considering a contractor for work in your home. Designed to keep you safe and the work done right.
CALLER: Has a problem with hot water not getting to the kitchen sink.
CALLER: Wants to build a dog door and create an area outside for the dog to do his business. And how to control the odors.
Halloween, discussion of cleaning and preparing to sell a home, the kitchen and Arizona Highway's latest edition on Frank Lloyd Wright.
Rosie discusses The Most Asked Question Of The Week on attic ventilation. If you think ventilating hot air out the attic will cool off the home, Rosie explains why that's not true and not worth doing.
Award Winning Author and Outdoorsman Roger Naylor talks about his new book 'Arizona's Roads And Hikes'. The unforgettable journeys in the Grand Canyon State! Plus his award winning book on Arizona State Parks!
Roger discusses his favorite places hike and eat after the hike.
CALLER: Looking to install a new roof. Questioning the square footage of the roof. Wants suggestions on who to call. And has a rotten egg smell coming from the hot water supply.
CALLER: Where the patio door frame meets with the tile in the living room, the grout line keeps cracking and breaking apart. Whats the best material to use to eliminate the cracking?
CALLER: Do gas water heaters produce more calcium buildup than electric?