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The Town of Golden is committed to water conservation.

As a participant in the Columbia Basin Water Smart Initiative, Golden is committed to achieving a 20 per cent reduction in water use by 2015. See the Columbia Basin Water Smart website link to learn more.

Communities Closing-in on 2015 Targets

In 2009 Basin Local Governments and Columbia Basin Trust set a target to reduce water demand by 20 per cent by 2015. As of December 31, 2012, communities have reduced demand by an average of 12 per cent. In some cases, demand has fallen by up to 27 per cent. To learn about community results so far, click here.