Snake Valley Water Agreement: On hold, but not dead – Speak out!

(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)Last week we reported on the impending signing of the  Snake Water Valley Agreement by Utah’s Governer Herbert.  The agreement would have given the go-ahead for a multi-billion dollar pipeline that would have allowed 50,000 acre-feet to be drawn from the Snake Valley Aquifer. It now appears that Nevada’s Supreme Court … Continue reading Snake Valley Water Agreement: On hold, but not dead – Speak out!

 (cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)The Utah League of Women Voters has issued this call to action regarding the Snake Valley Water Agreement:League Members:The League has been informed that Governor Herbert plans to sign the agreement on Snake Valley before the end of the week.One of our priorities this year is: “Oppose Snake Valley water transfers … Continue reading

What is your water footprint?

Did you know that it takes approximately 2,000 gallons of water to produce 1 lb. of beef?  According to Water Footprint, a new website that measures the footprint of water used by us on our planet.People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing, but even more for producing things such as food, paper, … Continue reading What is your water footprint?

US Mayors Agree to Phase Out Bottled Water

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson began the crusade to eliminate bottle water in government facilities a few years ago:[Salt Lake City Mayor] Rocky [Anderson] targets waste of bottled water(http://www.polarisinstitute.org/salt_lake_city_mayor_rocky_anderson_targets_waste_of_bottled_water)Posted December 18, 2006 in [Water] Doug Smeath - Deseret Morning News  Rocky Anderson is taking his fight for a more eco-friendly Salt Lake City … Continue reading US Mayors Agree to Phase Out Bottled Water