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Professor Michelle Baker discusses population growth and water use

Joe Shope

06/14/2019

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Associate Dean and Professor Michelle Baker
Dr. Michelle Baker, associate dean and professor, will discuss how Utah’s landscapes contribute to the health of cities and their residents, and how the changing population and economy necessitates a closer look into the ways Utah uses water.

Utah is experiencing an explosion in population and a changing economy. These conditions are transforming the way the state uses water, particularly in the case of urbanization. As this trend continues, finding balance and realizing the importance of sustaining the state’s water resources will become an increasingly critical topic of conversation and a priority among Utah’s decision makers.

Read the story from Utah State Today here

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