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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Going native to protect water supply

Cheney considers single-family landscaping requirements as conservation measures

 

Last updated 2/20/2020 at 10:51am



CHENEY – City officials are taking several steps to address the strain on Cheney’s water system due to growth and a reduction in water supply — one of which is how the city looks when it comes to landscaping.

To that extent, planning department staff has proposed several changes and additions to Cheney’s municipal code on landscaping — proposals reviewed by Planning Commission members at their Feb. 10 meeting. Those changes center on conservation measures derived from encouraging the use of low-water-demand foliage, irrigation requirements and a push to utilize the practice of xer...



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