Water district hires water conservation specialist | VailDaily.com

Water district hires water conservation specialist

Bauer will be spearheading efforts to work with the local community to save water.”The recent drought has made folks more aware of drought and its effects, and the District wants to meet that demand for information,” said Leslie Isom, administration manager with the District. “The hiring of Mr. Bauer illustrates the commitment of the District to taking a proactive approach to water supply and demand challenges in the future.”The appointment of Mr. Bauer brings considerable water conservation expertise to the district, especially in the area of “water-wise landscaping.”He has 20 years of experience in horticulture and water conservation, working university cooperative extension programs in Oregon and Colorado.He will implement a long-term, comprehensive water-conservation plan, with an emphasis on education.He will also be conducting irrigation efficiency audits, Xeriscaping seminars, and coordinating water-conservation programs for hotels, restaurants and other commercial customers.”I am excited about this new opportunity to help customers learn more about efficient and wise use of water and appropriate landscaping for our climate,” said Bauer.For further information, please contact the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District at 476-4780.

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