Utah lawmakers are budgeting millions of dollars toward upgrading aging aqueducts in earthquake prone areas and several other water projects.
Governor issues executive order regarding the Great Salt Lake
Utah's governor signed an executive order to raise the Great Salt Lake Causeway berm, hoping the temporary fix will buy the state some time.
With its fast growth and dwindling water supply, water is a priority with Utah's state legislators.
It comes down to seniority, says California about Colorado River
Six of the seven Colorado River Basin states have submitted a "consensus-based modeling alternative" to save the river, but California is holding out due to its senior rights.
Tomorrow marks the deadline for the Colorado Basin states to submit a plan for reduced water allocations from the river, or else the federal government will do it for them.
Drought conditions are easing in Utah, thanks to the best winter in about 20 years. Long-term drought may persist and lawmakers are eying solutions for the Great Salt Lake.