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    Water Check season has begun across Utah!

    Water Check season has begun across Utah!

    This free program is available in many locations throughout the state including Cache, Iron, Washington, Davis, Weber, Morgan, and Summit Counties. CWEL is also charged with administering the program in Salt Lake City, Sandy City and Eagle Mountain. If you live outside these areas, check out our online DIY Water Check tool to help you perform your own Water Check.

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    Former CWEL Director Dr. Larry Rupp Honored with Prestigious Career Award

    Former CWEL Director Dr. Larry Rupp Honored with Prestigious Career Award

    The Career Specialist Award is the most prestigious award that the USU Extension Specialist Association can bestow on an individual. In January of 2020 Dr. Larry Rupp was honored with this award at the annual Utah Extension Conference.

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    USU Plants, Soils & Climate Department's Paige Boyle Wins Award

    USU Plants, Soils & Climate Department's Paige Boyle Wins Award

    CWEL and Utah State University doctoral student Paige Boyle, Clint Mattox (Oregon State) and Timothy Lulis (The Pennsylvania State University) are being recognized as Watson Fellows with a $5,000 award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).

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    UTAH latest state to publish BMP guidelines for golf courses

    UTAH latest state to publish BMP guidelines for golf courses

    The Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association, along with Utah State University, has resulted in the publication of "Utah Golf Course Industry Best Management Practices Guide".

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    Utah State Capitol Grounds Landscape Water Use Assessment Report 2019 is published

    Utah State Capitol Grounds Landscape Water Use Assessment Report 2019 is published

    This report contains an analysis of landscape water use for the Utah State Capitol grounds. It is being provided in response to a legislative request for this information. The Capitol grounds crew requested and received a Water Check in July and August of 2018. It was provided through the Water Check program affiliated with the Center for Water Efficient Landscaping (CWEL) at Utah State University (USU) Extension.

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