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 July 8, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY (July 8, 2024) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced that it has allocated $185 million to 32 states and one U.S. Territory for the rehabilitation of high-hazard dams. Utah is among the states receiving an initial award, and will likely receive $7.2 million.   “Aging dam infrastructure and the requirement …

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Image shows a flowing Jordan River at sunrise with trees lining the river
Published June 27, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY (June 27, 2024) – As of late June, most of Utah’s snowpack has melted.  As we enter drier and hotter conditions, many streams and rivers are still running high, fast and cold – creating dangerous conditions. The state continues to stress caution around these water bodies.  “Our snowpack melting gradually has helped …

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Published May 24, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY (May 24, 2024) – the Utah Legislature provided approximately $22 million in grant funds during the 2024 legislative session for water infrastructure projects in Utah. The application window to request a grant is now closed.

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