Did you know that cholera and typhoid, resulting from poor sanitation and disposal of human waste, killed more soldiers in the Civil War than hostile actions? That comes right from the American Public Works’ publications, looking at the history of... (Read More)
Are you ready for summer?
In so many ways, we’re like the bears who hibernate all winter and then shake off the cobwebs while preparing for summer. They don’t worry about their beach-bodies, of course, and neither should you. Looking good is... (Read More)
Did you know May is National Water Safety Month?
It’s not exactly the sort of holiday you circle on the calendar, unlike Christmas or Halloween. But as we well know at the Granger-Hunter Water Improvement District, it’s important to think... (Read More)
Make no mistake about it: We love our drinking water.
But we’re moms and dads, too. We know there are times it’s close to impossible to get your little ones to drink enough water. With summer coming soon, that’s not good.
So what’s a... (Read More)
Idea House No. 4 is underway, and we’re on the scene. We are putting into action the very concepts of water conservation that we ask of our customers in the Granger-Hunter Improvement District.
For those unfamiliar with the Idea House, it is a... (Read More)
Spring is here. (We never get tired of saying that!) With the season comes an abundance of wildflowers in full bloom that spread a beautiful array of hues across Utah’s landscape.
Look for the state flower, the Sego Lily, and much more as you... (Read More)
Utah’s population is expected to double by 2060, according to Prepare60. That means we’ve got some serious work to do if we’re going to develop sustainable sources of water to handle the overload.
As good stewards of this valuable resource... (Read More)
Most of us know it's important to only run the dishwasher with a full load, to establish a compost pile and, for those who are truly dedicated water conservationists,to capitalize on the unrealized potential of recycled grey water.
All of these... (Read More)
A recent bout of sewer-system contamination in Orem really brings home the need to educate our young people about making the right choices. The city has spent $4,000 in man-hours per week to clean up the mess.
Many of us in the water industry are... (Read More)