Cedar City mayor says 'use every drop wisely,' touts tuna can water conservation hack

Cedar City Mayor Garth Green holding a tuna can he uses to demonstrate a water conservation hack, in Cedar City.

Cedar City Mayor Garth Green holding a tuna can he uses to demonstrate a water conservation hack, in Cedar City. (Natasha Nava, Cedar City News)



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CEDAR CITY — Citizens seeking water conservation tips during the hot, dry summer season can test out Cedar City Mayor Garth Green's water-saving tuna can hack.

In response to severe drought conditions, Green took a tuna can to a June City Council meeting to teach the public a water conservation hack he learned while selling sprinkler systems. The previous week, he loaned the can to councilmember Craig Isom who tested the theory on his own lawn.

Isom said he gave his grass too much water at first but was able to make minor adjustments as needed and after approximately three days, he had a better understanding of his watering habits.

"This is a marvelous meter of water usage," he said.

Read the full article at St. George News.

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