Even after significant water conservation, global water sustainability will require that water be used more than once. The many barriers that hinder water reuse fall into four general categories, but they can be overcome.
Deseret News – The state’s water resources board approved a program to award up to $3 million a year to water providers that want to install meters on secondary systems. In systems that have moved to meters, water savings have proved significant.
Deseret News – After completing $50 million in upgrades, the Utah Valley Water Treatment Plant was officially renamed the Don A. Christiansen Regional Water Treatment Plant in honor of its former longtime general manager.
Water Efficiency – At the western base of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, a narrow urban strip approximately 120 miles long and 6 miles wide is home to 80% of the state’s population. Managing water resources along the Wasatch Front has long been a challenge.
Launched April 15, the new interface offers map-based data and downloads for drinking water, water quality, air quality, environmental remediation, solid waste, and more.
Given several recent inquiries about where to find water data, I have compiled this list of a few common resources which I have found particularly useful. If you would like to share others, please comment.
With 64% of the residential water being used outdoors, Utahns can conserve millions of gallons annually if they water more efficiently. One of these ways is to use a smart controller that allows homeowners a more efficient way to irrigate, using only what the …
Utah’s water use is the highest in the nation. Reducing water consumption is simple. You can take simple steps to reduce your water consumption by taking shorter showers, watering your lawn one less time each week, or by washing your clothes only when they …