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How will Colorado Springs meet its water needs for the next 50 years? Our water system is complex and far-reaching – spanning more than 100 miles. Colorado Springs Utilities Senior Conservation Education Specialist Birgit Landin shares what it takes to acquire, treat and deliver water to our community every day. She also explains the challenges we face and Utilities’ roadmap for a cost-effective water supply for the next 50 years.

Next Sustainability in Progress meeting:

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 8 to 9 amVirtual only. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIofuCuqDgqHNOYJg6cYzTpKl91s5AnLPoO

Conserving Water at HomeA dry winter, long-term drought, and record low levels in major Colorado River reservoirs have all of us wondering what we can do to minimize our water consumption. Kate Larson of Resource Central shares how the organization is helping communities implement programs to encourage homeowners to conserve water.

LINKS:

Speaker’s Slides https://studio809podcasts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Water-System-and-Future-Planning-2022.pdf

Colorado Springs Utilities Rebates and Showerheads https://www.csu.org/Pages/ResidentialRebates.aspx

Receive Notifications of Future Sustainability in Progress Meetingshttps://tinyurl.com/4h4ujnya.

Sustainable and Resilient Pikes Peak Region Facebook grouphttps://www.facebook.com/groups/47914284779

Special thanks to Studio 809 Podcasts Supporter and Community Partner, Springs Homes.

Thanks also to the MeadowGrass Music Festival. This wonderful outdoor music festival in the Black Forest happens Memorial Day weekend. Tickets and info here: https://meadowgrass.org/

This episode was recorded at the Sustainability in Progress (SIP) virtual event on March 16, 2022. Sustainability in Progress is a monthly program of the Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future. Join us (free) the third Wednesday of every month.

The mission of Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future is to promote regional sustainability and advance the Pikes Peak region's sustainability plan (PPR2030) through regional collaboration and outreach. Connect with us at peakalliance.org

The following environment/sustainability organizations in the Pikes Peak region collaborate to produce the Peak Environment podcast about environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region.

Colorado Springs Office of Innovation

Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum

Pikes Peak Permaculture

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