8 05, 2015

Prosperity Through Education

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 8th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Utah recognizes the economic benefit of a well-educated workforce. Prosperity through Education, the five-year statewide plan for education, points to research that shows that a person’s earning power and society’s wealth are tied to educational achievement. The plan calls for taking Utah to the top 10 states in the nation for percentage of adults with [...]

8 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Xanterra – Zion Lodge

By |2015-06-16T22:17:05-07:00May 8th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Water, wind and time carved the canyon which we call home. Preservation is pivotal in our message because without this powerful force Zion Canyon would not be the international draw which brings over 3 million people to the park annually. Our relationship with the National Park Service, at this and other locations, makes water conservation [...]

8 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Thanksgiving Point

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 8th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Point is a 501(c)3 nonprofit farm, garden, and museum complex that draws upon the natural world to cultivate transformative family learning. We have a presentation that the public expects us to maintain. Our property has trees and shrubs, turf, and flowers-- all with different water needs. Our entire site is monitored by a [...]

7 05, 2015

The Promise of Partnership-Aligning Action for Results

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 7th, 2015|Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

The 2014 Baseline Report of the Promise Partnership Regional Council has just been released. Prosperity 2020 is pleased have been a part of the collaborative effort to produce this baseline report. We – the members of the Promise Partnership Regional Council – wrote this report to highlight how we are aligning resources to achieve results for [...]

7 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Orbit Irrigation

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 7th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

At Orbit Irrigation Products, water is at the heart of everything we do, make, and sell.  Our slogan, “Conservation through Innovation,” defines the multi-pronged approach our company has taken to protect our most precious resource: water. Early on, Orbit recognized that efficient outdoor water use is one of the easiest and best ways [...]

6 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Granite Construction

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 6th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Since 1922, Granite has continued a long-standing commitment to our clients at the private, local, state and federal level - providing award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials - sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete. Responding to the impact [...]

6 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Intermountain Healthcare

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 6th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Intermountain Healthcare demonstrates innovation with waterwise landscapes. Through its creative use of responsible commercial landscaping, IHC is reducing overuse of grass, which lowers their maintenance costs and eliminates use of excess water. They also exhibit leadership by educating their employees through Intermountain Healthcare sponsored classes on sustainability. In these classes employees learn how to [...]

6 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Mountain America Credit Union

By |2017-12-27T12:35:58-07:00May 6th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Mountain America Credit Union has been leading the way with sustainable landscaping for over 20 years and was one of the first local businesses to integrate waterwise landscaping into its growing business. Mountain America has a history of installing colorful, high-quality waterwise landscapes that are attractive and in balance with our local climate. “It [...]

5 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Chanshare Farms

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 5th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Most homeowners apply 50”+ of supplemental water to maintain their landscape every year.  Chanshare Sod Farms has driven water use down to 20-25” per year, to actively grow the crop.  Chanshare Farms started growing Bluegrass in 1979.  Their mission is to be good stewards of the land while beautifying and conserving the environment.   Water [...]

5 05, 2015

Water and Business Spotlight: Utah State University Center for Water Efficient Landscaping

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 5th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

The Center for Water Efficient Landscaping (CWEL) is a research and outreach center based at Utah State University (USU).  CWEL was created in 1999 to conduct research on effective irrigation techniques, landscape water demand analyses, low-water use landscaping practices and landscape plant water requirements.  CWEL works with and disseminates information to water providers in [...]