Board of Water Resources Authorizes $190 Million in Grant Funds Toward Secondary Meters

Board of Water Resources Authorizes $190 Million in Grant Funds Toward Secondary Meters

Published 08-05-22

August 4th was a historic day for the Board of Water Resources and the water community. There were 70 secondary metering grant applications before the Board. These funds will install an estimated 114,000 secondary water meters and conserve almost 54,000 acre-feet of water (about the size of East Canyon Reservoir). The Board still has around $60 million in grants funds still available for secondary meters. A third round of funding will be announced soon. For more info, visit our secondary meter grant page here.

Published November 8, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 3, 2022) — With Utah’s Great Salt Lake reaching new record lows, Gov. Spencer Cox has issued a proclamation suspending new water appropriations within the Great Salt Lake Basin, including the Bear, Weber, and Jordan River basins and the body of the Great Salt Lake. 

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Published November 1, 2022

Happy 75th anniversary to us! 💦 Seventy-five years 💦 1,530 projects 💦 $988M in Board Funding From dam development and upgrades, to water data collection and planning, and hundreds of critical projects in between, we’ve worked hard to protect Utah’s water. Now more than ever, we’re committed to collaboration with the water community to address …

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Published October 21, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 21, 2022) – As fall temperatures settle in, the Weekly Lawn Watering Guide is now recommending most of the state shut off irrigation systems until next spring when irrigation season begins again. The only exception is Washington County, the division expects to recommend zero irrigations statewide in the next few weeks …

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