It’s all about conservation
By DUANE SCHRAG
Martha Tasker is pretty sure the city has water users’ attention: when they got their water bills this summer, they started calling.
“Many individuals are thinking about the cost,” she said diplomatically.
As the head of Salina’s utilities department, she, too, is thinking a lot about water. But her focus tends to be on how to get enough. Historically Salina’s water has come from the Smoky Hill River, either via wells in the river’s alluvial aquifer or directly from the stream.