Utah water-use data study underway

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Utah water-use data study underway

Two Utah engineering firms are partnering to improve the quality of water-use data in the state.  The firms will use a $300,000 contract with the state to analyze how the Division of Water Resources can improve its data collection. Water-use data is more important than ever Utah is one of the driest states in the nation; usually only second to Nevada.  With a population that is expected to nearly double by 2060, meeting Utah’s growing water needs is a major


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Lake Powell Pipeline Route

Lake Powell Pipeline Project applies for federal approval

Utah State officials have filed a licensing application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) over the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Project.  A copy of the licensing application materials (docket number P-12966) is or will be published shortly on FERC’s website. Licensing Application Comes After Public Comment Period The licensing application comes on the heels of a recent public comment period and review of the project proposal, which public comments were included in the licensing application documents.  The licensing application


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Lake Powell Pipeline project flooded by newly passed legislation

The Lake Powell Pipeline may have just received some of the financial backing it has been looking for. In a recent Utah water law posting, we recapped the significant water law legislation that had been introduced during the 2016 General Session.