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Utah water experts meet in St. George for conference, share drought concerns
Utah water experts meet in St. George for conference, share drought concerns
ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – It’s a full house with more than 800 state and federal leaders taking a closer look at Utah’s water issues. “Gives us an update this time of year, to understand what the water supply is going to look like for the upcoming year,” says Gene Shawcroft, Utah’s Colorado River Commissioner. They’re meeting for the annual ...
Snow in Southwestern Utah brings hope to local water leaders
Snow in Southwestern Utah brings hope to local water leaders
ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4/KDXU) - The snow many have been seeing on Southwestern Utah mountains is bringing hope to local water leaders. Zachary Renstrom, the General Manager for the Washington County Water Conservancy District says the soil moisture content in Southern Utah is now average, which is good news after last year being the lowest ever recorded ...
Snow in Zion National Park: Will this help low water levels?
Snow in Zion National Park: Will this help low water levels?
SPRINGDALE, Utah (KDXU/ABC4) - Residents living near Zion National Park woke up Wednesday morning to a blanket of snow sitting on red rock. “Last night we had a pretty significant rain and thunderstorm, and lightening and we knew it was going to be a little bit colder and when we woke up, we had a little bit of snow and it’s so welcomed, because we’re so dry,” says Michael Evenson, from Rockville.
The Colorado River and Lake Powell Pipeline Controversy
The Colorado River and Lake Powell Pipeline Controversy
ST. GEORGE, Utah (KDXU/ABC4) - The Washington County Water Conservancy District is working to secure the Lake Powell Pipeline, expected to bring up to 28 billion gallons of water yearly to St. George if federally approved. “We are and have been planning on how to deal with this, the hydrology is lower, and now we’re looking at additional things that will be required in order for us to maintain a s

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