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)
Like most of you this Fourth of July – and again July 24 for Pioneer Day – we’re going to take the day off and celebrate our country and state’s founding days. But you won’t catch us throwing caution to the wind!
Whether you’re... (Read More)
Imagine the dinner possibilities you open when fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh from the vine, are only a few steps away. Salads bright with plump, sweet strawberries; grill-marked heads of romaine lettuce; roasted vegetables nestled on a bed of... (Read More)
Often, we’re so caught up in what’s affecting us today, and we're so in the moment that we lose sight of what we’re leaving future generations. Admittedly, when we’re facing the water shortage that follows an extraordinarily dry winter... (Read More)
You probably didn’t circle Water Week on your calendar, but even as it ends May 12, its 2018 theme, "Protect the Source," strikes close to home at the Granger-Hunter Improvement District.
It’s something we take seriously as the renovation... (Read More)
Have you heard about the big fatberg found in England’s sewers?
The previous record-holder was the size of a bus, it was reported, but this one was bigger than 11 double-decker buses, side by side. Of course, fatbergs aren’t all fat, though... (Read More)
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)