Press Releases

District press releases are listed below, organized by date of distribution.

Date Press Release
October 17, 2019  122 Days Without Rain – Longest Dry Spell in St. George’s History
September 17, 2019 Fall Watering Schedule in Effect
June 7, 2019 District Responds to Misinformation Regarding County’s Water Supply
February 7, 2018 Washington County on Par with Top Water Conservation Programs
December 28, 2018 Investment in Water Infrastructure in the West is Critical
November 30, 2018 Winter Watering Begins December 1
October 31, 2018 Water Once a Week
October 17, 2018 Utah’s Water Storage Prevents State of Emergency on Public Water Systems
September 6, 2018 Celebrating 100 Years of Ivins Reservoir 
August 31, 2018 Fall Watering Schedule Begins September 1
July 5, 2018 Quail Creek Reservoir Closed to the Public July 10 and 11 for Treatment
June 15, 2018 Washington County Reduces Water Use
June 1, 2018 Set Irrigation Clocks to Summer Watering Schedule
May 14, 2018 National Infrastructure Week Focuses on the Future and Encourages Development
May 3, 2018 Free Community Events and Annual Water Fair Scheduled During Water Week
January 4, 2018 Utah’s Snowpack Levels Reported as “Below Abysmal”
May 3, 2017 Ten Reasons Utah Needs the Lake Powell Pipeline
November 28, 2016 Lighting Up Red Hills Desert Garden set for December 1
November 17, 2016 Ron Thompson Elected President of National Water Resources Association
September 28, 2016 District Responds to University of Utah Professors Regarding their Analysis of the Lake Powell Pipeline Repayment
August 12, 2016 Red Hills Desert Garden Closed to the Public August 22-25, 2016 to Remove Illegally-introduced Species in Stream
August 11, 2016 $5,000 Water Conservation Grants to be Awarded to Four “2016 H2Oath Thirst Games” Winners
July 7, 2016 Water District to Install Smart Meters on Toquerville Secondary Water System
June 21, 2016 Washington County Water Conservancy District Releases Documents as Ordered by Utah Records Committee
June 1, 2016 Washington County Water Conservancy District Raises Municipal Contract Wholesale Rate $0.10 per 1,000 Gallons to Fund Cost Increases in Operation and Maintenance
May 10, 2016 Washington County Makes County-wide Commitment to H2Oath; Leads State in Conservation Accomplishments
January 4, 2016 Lake Powell Pipeline Open House Meetings Scheduled in Washington and Kane Counties
October 2, 2015 Public Invited to Red Hills Desert Garden Dedication and Community Celebration
August 2015 Washington County Reservoirs More Than Popular Recreational Amenities
July 13, 2015 Water District Operations Manager Receives National AWWA Fuller Award
July 1, 2015 Water Restrictions Announced In Washington County
June 15, 2015 Increased Demand for Water Resources Lead to Continued Conservation Efforts and New Infrastructure
May 13, 2015 Nearly 2,000 Students to Participate in 20th Annual Water Fair
May 7, 2015 Water District Completes Filter Expansion at Quail Creek Water Treatment Plant: Increases Plant Capacity to 60 Million Gallons Per Day at a Cost 0f $2.3 Million
March 3, 2015 Drought Continues In Washington County Despite Recent Storms: Underscores Need to Diversify Water Supply
March 2015 Your Ability to Live, Work and Play How You Choose: How Water Makes it Possible
February 20, 2015 Drought, Growth and Water
Febraury 6, 2015 Water District Maintains “AA” Credit Rating, Refinances Bond Saving Water Users $3.6 Million
January 9, 2015 Water District Announces 2015 Landscape Workshop Schedule: All Classes are Free and Open to the Public
December 9, 2014 Red Hills Desert Garden Scheduled to Open in Spring 2015
October 24, 2014 Fall Festival Scheduled for October 27: Free, Family – Friendly Event to Feature Dozens of Activities for all Ages
August 28, 2014 Quail Creek Reservoir Closed to the Public September 4 & 5 for Chemical Treatment
July 10, 2014 Water District Hosts Free Community Landscape Workshops
June 10, 2014 District Offers Free Water Checks: Participants Receive Custom Irrigation Schedule