Utah Public Waters Access Act “violates” Utah Constitution 4th District judge says; Utah Supreme Court stays ruling pending appeal

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Utah Public Waters Access Act

Utah Public Waters Access Act “violates” Utah Constitution 4th District judge says; Utah Supreme Court stays ruling pending appeal

The issue of public access to waters in the state of Utah has become a hot-button issue in the Utah courts recently.  As reported in the Salt Lake Tribune, the issue stems from a ruling from 4th District Judge Derek Pullan that held that “the ‘unfittingly named’ 2010 Utah Public Waters Access Act violates the Utah Constitution by denying the recreating public from a resource that the state must manage in the favor of all Utahns.” Utah Public Waters Access