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Water Wasters Beware!

May is Water Awareness Month and it is only fitting that today’s blog comes from our friends at the San Diego County Water Authority! You may remember a blog from last fall called, 424 more words



Will #droughtshaming change the public consumption of water in California, or is it only a manifestation of an all too long-submerged consciousness of evident property differences across most of Southern California–a space where ever-conspicuous consumption has long been made manifest in keeping yard lawns perpetually green?   1,203 more words

Data Visualizations

Why do I keep hearing about a drought?

Are you watching the news, or listening to it? Well, I don’t really watch the news but I do both listen to and research it. That includes listing to  991 more words


Water treatment plant in Washington County getting an upgrade

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – An upgrade at the Quail Creek Water Treatment Plant aims to say ahead of future demand.

The population in Washington County is expected to grow by more than 30 percent in the next five years. 273 more words


Where does all of Utah's water go?

SALT LAKE CITY — Quick quiz: Where does 82 percent of Utah’s water go?

Answer: Farms and ranches.

It’s a fact that could easily escape the notice of Utahns because the public conversation about conservation focuses so much on home landscaping. 248 more words


No Glass of Water for You

Last week I went out with my friends to a local English pub. I asked the server for a glass of water. He returned with a small glass, an apologetic twinge buckling the edges of his face as he passed me my water. 781 more words


The Exaggerated Reports of Agriculture's Water Use

Keeping it Fresh: The Exaggerated Reports of Agriculture’s Water Use
Too often we see the media — and just about everyone else writing on California’s drought — using an inaccurate statistic that indicates agriculture consumes 80 percent of the available water used in California. 19 more words
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