It looks as if Cape Town might dodge the bullet.
In recent months, we’ve heard how the reservoirs have dropped down to 13 percent capacity following a three-year drought. This well-managed, wealthy African city soon would be turning off the... (Read More)
How often have you heard that old saying, “April showers bring May flowers?” Around here, we take it with a grain of salt – pun cheerfully intended – especially coming out of a dismally dry winter.
But that just calls for a little... (Read More)
You’ve weathered significant changes in your Granger-Hunter water service in 2018, from the switch in January to tiered rates to anticipated water restrictions in coming months following this winter’s minimal snowfall.
We are in this with... (Read More)
Did you know that brine shrimp – the same sea monkeys you used to order from comic book ads – are so plentiful in Great Salt Lake that they feed millions of birds stopping over during their migrations and support a multi-million-dollar... (Read More)
At Granger-Hunter Improvement District, we’ve always kept a finger on the pulse of water shortages around the world. The statistics are heartbreaking; according to the United Nations, 1.5 million children die each year from diarrhea associated... (Read More)
Around this time last year, we were talking about the planned renovations to the Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility, and the resulting fee –$60 a year per household – that would fund our share of updating an infrastructure nearing the end... (Read More)
You might notice something different about your monthly Granger-Hunter Improvement District bill this month.
Beginning on bills dated Jan. 1, 2018, rates are now based on tier levels, the price per 1,000 gallons increasing as usage climbs to a... (Read More)
We know the feeling!
Winter is here and there’s nothing you’d like more than to wrap yourself up in Grandma’s hand-stitched quilt with a mug of hot chocolate and a fire roaring in the fireplace. But we live in Utah, and you’ll miss half... (Read More)
Wouldn’t it be great if preventing the contamination of our groundwater was as simple as hunting down huge metal barrels?
We could gather them up, properly dispose of the toxic chemicals they hold, and rest easy knowing our grandchildren will... (Read More)