The Drought Response Information Project (DRIP) committee has awarded Grand Valley Power the Tributary Award, for going above and beyond when it comes to sharing and saving water resources.
The Drought Response Information Project is a cooperative effort between the water providers in the Grand Valley to educate and inform water consumers about drought, how to use water wisely in your home, business, and landscape, and to keep consumers updated in the latest in water supply and drought information. The members include the City of Grand Junction Water, Ute Water Conservancy District, Clifton Water District, the Town of Palisade, and the Colorado State University Extension. Grand Valley Power recognizes the extreme drought conditions and have undergone great efforts to contribute to water and energy conservation for our the conservation efforts include:
- Native plants and drought-tolerant landscaping keep irrigation to a minimum
- GVP has reduced landscape irrigation by 50 percent
- Grounds are equipped with system meant to reduce evaporation
- Low-flow sensor-operated and waterless fixtures are in our restrooms reducing wasted water by up to 50 percent
- Additional conservation measures include onsite renewable energy, energy efficiency and a recycling program
See additional attachments for conservation efforts at Grand Valley Power.