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Utah Pools Resources to Save Water

Utah was the second driest state in the nation in 2015, yet was among the top per capita users of water. Utah State University Extension agents created “Water Check,” a program that deploys extension interns to educate homeowners and groundskeepers in water conservation. Approximately 550 water checks are performed annually, which have saved more than 175 million gallons of water in Sandy and Salt Lake City alone.

NIFA originally published this impact in the NIFA 2017 Annual Report. Want to read about more impacts like this? Check out Fresh from the Field, a weekly bulletin showcasing transformative impacts made by grantees funded by NIFA.

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