The State of Utah and its partners have been dealing with quagga mussels for more than a decade and have plans in place to keep mussels from becoming an issue for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP).
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – Water officials from all seven Colorado River Basin states joined representatives from the Department of the Interior and Bureau of Reclamation May 20 to sign drought contingency plans for the Upper and Lower Colorado River basins. These plans are designed to reduce risks from ongoing drought and protect the Colorado River. (more…)
(December 4, 2018) – Utah Division of Water Resources (DWRe) and UTA are partnering to jointly acquire property in Box Elder County adjacent to Union Pacific’s existing rail corridor. (more…)
The Colorado River is a reliable source of water for Utah, says the Utah Division of Water Resources
Falling storage levels at both lakes Powell and Mead have highlighted the potential effects of climate change on the Colorado River, causing some to question its future viability as a reliable water supply source for the state of Utah.