Water Use

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Sixteen of Utah’s reservoirs are below 20 percent capacity and eight of those are below five percent, according to the Utah Division of Water Resources. 

Permaculture plant outdoor design
Utah State University Extension

 

 

 

Individuals in Moab are redesigning spaces using permaculture principles that protect from environmental stresses like sun exposure and drought.

Grid pattern city scape
Pxhere

 

 

 

Researchers in North Carolina have found that spatial patterns in landscapes can influence water use. The findings of the study could have large implications for urban sprawl in the arid state of Utah where the population is projected to double by 2050.

Water Conservation: It All Starts With You

Aug 9, 2017
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If you live in Utah, the Utah Division of Water Resources estimates you will use 240 gallons of water today.

Timothy Hawkes and Warren Petersen join Tom Williams to discuss the governors proposed 50 year water plan.  

Quoting from the Recommended State Water Plan: Utah faces a daunting challenge. We have the distinction of being both one of the driest states in the nation and one of the fastest growing. At the convergence of those two realities is the challenge of providing water for a population that is projected to nearly double by 2060 while maintaining strong farms