Every day, the Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility, a service we share with six other entities, treats 55 million gallons of wastewater a day, 25 percent coming from the Granger-Hunter Water Improvement District.
It’s an operation that... (Read More)
Summer is over. If you’re a conscientious water conservationist, you’ve already shut down the biggest draw on your household water use: the yard. More than half of the water you’ll use in a year goes toward watering lawns and gardens, the... (Read More)
Don’t crinkle your nose! Instead, look at that rotting pumpkin as a new beginning, the cornerstone of your compost pile. Does your garden have a few post-harvest leftovers: some rotten tomatoes or frost-ridden zucchini? Toss it on the heap!
A... (Read More)
A new season is upon us, and with it come new routines for water conservation.
Although some breathe a sigh of relief because outdoor water use takes a nosedive while rain and snow replenish our supply, we must be vigilant to protect against... (Read More)
On Sept. 15, the Value of Water Coalition asks everyone to imagine a day without water.
What would life be like if water didn’t exist? It would mean more than just a loss of service and more than missing your morning shower.
For starters... (Read More)
When someone mentions Granger-Hunter Improvement District, most people think about the clean water that comes out of the tap. The fact we serve about 120,000 people with 9 billion gallons of safe water every year has a way of sticking in your... (Read More)
Summer is quickly drawing to a close. It seems like it was just weeks ago that we broke out the picnic basket for Memorial Day, and now we’re gathering school supplies.
But it’s not time to retire that picnic basket just yet. Give summer its... (Read More)
It's time to water the dog—the dog days of summer, that is!
Although we know Sirius, the Dog Star, doesn’t really heat things up as it rises and sets with the sun this time of the year, there’s no denying that the dog days of summer call... (Read More)
Summer is here. It's a season that can strike terror in the hearts of those who protect our water supply.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, households in dry climates—think Utah—will consume 60 percent of their annual water on... (Read More)