A Utah lawmaker's bid to extract water near Great Salt Lake stirs debate over the connection between aquifers and surface water.
Utah State University’s Janet Quinney Lawson Institute for Land, Water and Air issued its report to lawmakers, finding that over half of Utahans surveyed were concerned about water issues.
Environmental groups have sued the state of Utah, alleging its failure to protect the Great Salt Lake's declining water levels. They say inaction is posing a threat to ecology and public health.
Utah's Great Salt Lake faces dust issues, record low water levels, and salinity concerns. A mining dispute prompts legislative review on mineral extraction.
Amid heat waves, Utah's reservoirs have been bolstered by record snowpack. Effective water management and conservation are key to ensuring future sustainability.
The American white pelican population on Gunnison Island has abruptly vanished, leaving scientists scrambling to unravel the cause behind the mass exodus.