Participants and Sponsors

Portneuf Valley Groundwater Guardian gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the following participants and sponsors:


Link to AMI SemiconductorsAMI Semiconductor's (AMIS's) mission is to provide customers with the best total system solution using its expertise in digital and mixed-signal ASICs. AMIS offers the broadest range of solutions to meet your needs in the following areas: digital and mixed-signal application specific integrated circuits (ASICs); FPGA-to-ASIC conversions; ASIC second sourcing; foundry services; timing generator products; and other standard products.



Link to AstarisAstaris is a 50/50 joint venture created in April 2000 combining the phosphorus businesses of FMC Corporation and Solutia Inc.   Astaris-Pocatello employs 430 people and is one of two remaining U.S. plants producing elemental phosphorus. The plant is located in Power County just west of Pocatello and is also located on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.  Elemental phosphorus produced by the plant is an essential element to life and is a critical ingredient in making an endless list of products.  Its highest use is as an additive or preservative in food products such as soft drinks, baking powder, flour, refined sugar, cereal, jellies, and processed potatoes.  It  can also be found in household cleaning products, dish washing detergent, water softeners, toothpaste, plastics, fabrics, tires and paints.


BANNOCK COUNTY        GO VISIT Bannock County

Link to Bannock CountyBannock County was established on March 6, 1893, from a part of Bingham County. The county seat is at Pocatello. The county was named for the Bannock Indians who were the first inhabitants of the area.




Link to ChubbuckThe City of Chubbuck, approximately 10,000 population, welcomes you to our community. We are a progressive municipality which prides itself in a higher level of personalized city services to it's citizenry. We are a part of a regional center for shopping, education, medical care, and cultural activities. At 4,448 feet elevation, Chubbuck enjoys a four-season climate where clear , sunny and dry weather is the norm. Less than 15" of precipitation falls annually. The July mean temperature is 72.4 degrees and the average daily temperature during the winter months is 35.4 degrees. Recreational opportunities abound in and around Chubbuck.



Link to PocatelloThe City of Pocatello is the county seat of Bannock County in southeastern Idaho, 150 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah (Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics) At the intersection of highways I-15 and I-86, it is often referred to as the Gate City. It is nestled at an elevation of 4,448 feet in the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains. With a population of 53,074 people in the Pocatello area  the city is a regional center for shopping, education, medical care, and cultural and social activities. It is also the home of Idaho State University. An additional 2-hour drive places you at numerous world-class resorts, such as Sun Valley, Grand Targhee, Jackson Hole, and Park City.


SIMPLOT         GO VISIT Simplot

Link to SimplotJ.R. Simplot Company is proud of our role as participant and business sponsor of numerous Results Orientated Activities promoted by the Portneuf Valley Groundwater Guardian.    We support the Guardian's mission of educating the public concerning the source of their drinking water. The J.R. Simplot Company, a privately held agribusiness corporation headquartered in Boise, Idaho, is among the nation's largest and fastest-growing privately held businesses. Simplot offers a wide variety of products and services to customers around the world. Revenues are derived principally from food processing, fertilizer manufacturing, agriculture, and related businesses. Locally, your neighbors, friends and family that are employed at the Simplot Don Plant manufacture fertilizer products that are used by farmers throughout the western United States and Canada.


STEELE & ASSOCIATES         GO VISIT Steele & Associates

Link to Steele and AssociatesA tried and true approach to brand building, combined with a strong creative product, has been the hallmark of Steele & Associates since it's inception in 1979. The firm's staff of seasoned professionals pride themselves in finding innovative solutions to fit today's complex marketing challenges. A full service approach to marketing communications has helped to establish a solid local, regional, and national account base.