Conservation: Boulder city agencies cut consumption 19 percent over the past three years

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From the Boulder Daily Camera (Heath Urie):

“We’ve decreased our usage by 19 percent,” said Joanna Crean, a project manager for the city’s public works department. A recent report to the City Council shows that some city departments saw double-digit reductions in their water consumption between 2008 and 2010. Conservation efforts and fixing leaky pipes helped the Housing and Human Services division reduce its water use by 34 percent, while the Boulder Municipal Airport used 33 percent less water and Boulder police used 15 percent less water over the past three years. In total, the city has reduced its indoor water use by 5.5 million gallons, while its outdoor water usage has dropped by 43.3 million gallons.

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