Now Accepting Applications Utah Growing Water Smart Workshop, June 6-8, 2023

Now Accepting Applications Utah Growing Water Smart Workshop, June 6-8, 2023

Published 02-24-23

(Feb. 24, 2023)

The Division of Water Resources is pleased to support the Utah Growing Water Smart Program in conjunction with Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, a Center of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Western Resource Advocates, and Utah State University’s Center for Water-Efficient Landscaping. Learn more about the June workshop by visiting Growing Water Smart.

Northern Utah Growing Water Smart Retreat Workshop

A retreat workshop is scheduled for June 6-8, 2023 on the Utah State University campus. This event focuses on counties and municipalities in northern Utah located in the Great Salt lake watershed. Participants should plan to dedicate Tuesday through Thursday to this working event. Click the Growing Water Smart link above for more details and how to apply.

The Growing Water Smart workshop brings key community staff and decision-makers on water and land use planning together to collaborate to build a more resilient and sustainable water future. Team members commit to one another to actively participate in all sessions of the workshop. The workshop uses a range of public engagement, planning, communication and policy implementation tools to help community teams realize their water efficiency, smart growth, watershed health and water resiliency goals.

Apply for Workshop

Applications DUE March 29

Previous Workshop

The first Growing Water Smart workshop brought together elected officials, county and city leaders and planners, along with water providers from Weber, Davis, Summit, Salt Lake and Utah counties for three days of working sessions. Five teams from counties in northern Utah participated in the mid-November workshop.

Participant teams created an action plan specific to their community that included water considerations in their planning process. They have access to support resources from the consulting team to implement their action plan.

QUESTIONS? Contact waterandland@utah.gov

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