(SU Independent) New St. George Water Rates: A Baby Step Toward Conservation

October 4, 2020; Howard Sierer, the SU Independent

“Talk is cheap. Case in point: All the talk we hear about conserving water in Southern Utah. Water is cheap in Southern Utah. That’s why we use – and misuse – way too much of it. We live in the desert, but we don’t act like it. Per our Washington County Water Conservancy District,  St. George uses 302 gallons per capita per day when reuse water is included, compared to regional leader Tucson with a similar climate and economy that uses only 122 GPCD…”

Read the entire article here: https://suindependent.com/st-george-water-conservation/