The Grand Canyon Event: Cloudy with a chance of Minerals

With each passing year, the Grand Canyon National Park experiences an annual turbidity event, which means that the water in the park will appear slightly cloudier than normal until approximately June. The increased chlorine dosage and enhanced bacteria monitoring and testing is maintained until the turbidity drops down to a normal amount. The cloudiness is caused by snow melt and spring rains recharging the aquifer and the increased water flows through rock formations to the point of supply for the

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Mesa’s Tax Credit and Utility Incentives

Mesa’s Energy Resources Department has launched a solar pilot program for City electric customers. The pilot will provide up to $75,000 of incentives to qualified residents and business property owners in its electric service area who purchase and install a qualified solar photovoltaic (P.V.) system. In addition to budget limitations, total interconnections during the pilot period are limited to 500 kilowatts (kW). Since funding is limited, participants who qualify for the program will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis

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