Californian drought assistance package and funding for conservation will help communities like West Valley City, where officials are worried that water restrictions will limit how much water residents can use this year to make drinking water.
West Valley City could get $10,000 in water funding per acre for all of its water services, and that would cover the amount of water West Valley City has to irrigate, said Steve Krantz, manager of the region’s water division.
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“It has been really hard on the residents, but I hope we’ll be able to support them with some other assistance,” said Steve Aitken, an environmental engineering professor at the University of Utah. “Because if we are going to find new water, we’ve just been starved of water for so long we will be forced to use the old.”
The county has made it more difficult to water a limited amount with a combination of legislation and water policy to provide less water to individual communities, said Tim Riesner, chief operating officer for the county.
In 2012, Utah had more residents relying on agriculture than any other water source, making the drought the longest and hardest on agriculture in the state’s history, according to a report in the Salt Lake Tribune. The county had the nation’s worst drought with drought conditions that were so severe that most farms couldn’t afford to 카지노 사이트water and couldn’t pay for equipment to try.
The drought has caused an environmental ripple effect that has hurt the economy.
For example, agricultural and mining workers in Salt Lake County are now unable to earn enough to pay the mortgage on homes they already built, according to a report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in 2008. About two-thirds of the county’s workforce has been affected, and some agriculture and construction industries are shutting down.
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But the loss of funding could be devastating for communities throughout the state, says Riesner. That’s because of what’s known as the “geographic footprint” problem: The more water that people use, the more costly it is to supply.