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)
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)