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    NAU surpasses water reduction goal!

      NAU has decreased its potable water usage by 30 percent, greater than the original goal of 20 percent announced when the university created its first Climate Action Plan. In the water section of the plan created in 2010, NAU’s first goal was to “Reduce the gallons of potable water per square foot of building space used annually by 20 percent by 2015 (using 2002 as the baseline year).” In 2002, NAU used 261,559,640 gallons of potable water and in 2014 it used 182,045,145 gallons, a decrease of 30.4 percent. We are very conscious that Flagstaff is in an arid region, and NAU has to lead by example in saving…