Phew! We survived the drought. Without watering our lawns, irrigating our crops and doing all the recreational activities that stretch our water reserves during the summer months, we can breathe a little easier.
The last thing we need to... (Read More)
Whatcha going to do with that pumpkin?
Decorate, of course! We’ll use them to scare trick-or-treaters on Halloween, add a burst of color to our porches through the fall and, in their miniature form, decorate our Thanksgiving table. Then most of... (Read More)
Hey, friends, good news! By the time you’re reading this, our office renovations at the Granger-Hunter Improvement District should be complete. No more heading to the west building to pay your water bills and get paperwork for your own... (Read More)
There’s no pretty way to say it.
While a good deal of what we do at the Granger-Hunter Improvement District revolves around the crystal-clear water that comes out of your faucet every day, delivered from our own eight deep-water wells and the... (Read More)
Lawn fertilizers are back in the headlines after a school groundskeeper won a substantial settlement from a manufacturer, claiming the popular weed-killer caused his cancer. And while the company says it will appeal the verdict, citing scientific... (Read More)
It’s coming! Bedtime for your lawn and flower beds. If you’re on our water conservation schedule, you’re already cutting back on irrigation, moving toward the total shutdown on Columbus Day.
But there are a few other actions you can take as... (Read More)
Can you believe we’re already in back-to-school mode? Shopping for clothes, picking up protractors and mechanical pencils and graph paper, taking the kids in for sports physicals – where did the dog days of summer go?
But it’s all for a... (Read More)
Imagine, for a moment, the wonder of our water cycle.
The water that comes from your tap today is the same water dinosaurs craved, shaking the Earth as they searched for a ready source of fresh water. It’s the ultimate in recycling, a process... (Read More)
What was Tigger doing, swimming in the toilet? Looking for Pooh!
Toilet humor, you have to love it! But what’s not so funny is how, used wrong, your toilet can waste and contaminate so many gallons of water. It accounts for about 24 percent of... (Read More)