On one hand, says Heather Anderson, public information officer for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, you have the Provo Reservoir Canal Enclosure Project. In 2013, it saved 11,185 acre-feet of water. Put in layman’s terms, that added up to well over 3.6 billion gallons of water—no small feat!
Then you have the simplest of lifestyle changes that make sure those momentous gains will last long enough to provide future generations with clean, usable water.
Speaking to the Utah League of Cities and Towns in early April, Anderson said the state of Utah has set a goal of reducing water use by at least 25 percent by the year 2025.
She offered a few tips on how we can all make that happen: