CLICK Here:Preliminary Licensing ProposalLake Powell Pipeline draft Study Reports 12-1-2015 The Governor released his budget and policy recommendation on water: “Out of respect to the taxpayer, it is recommended that the State of Utah only allocate very scarce General Fund resources to financing major water projects after all other alternatives are exhausted (similar to how other budget requests are treated) Continue Reading »
Recently, our executive director got the chance to sit down with KUTV and talk about the minimum power pool levels of Lake Powell. Sound really boring? Well, the hydropower from Glen Canyon Dam provides electricity for some 6 million people! While there’s been a huge amount of snowpack this year, longer term simulations are showing Lake Powell reaching minimum pool Continue Reading »
The Bureau of Reclamation is expected to release their report on Colorado River Supply and Climate Change this week. One of the most outrageous proposals to deal with future water demands is to pipe water from the Missouri River to Denver. Jason Bane of Western Resource Advocates, a conservation organization based in Boulder, Colo.,described the Missouri pipeline option as “fundamentally Continue Reading »
Listen to this story by NPR on the realities of the Colorado River as a future water supply. Click Here.
The Lake Powell Pipeline is awaiting funding from the State Legislature. Let your Legislator know you want to have a voice in this multi-billion dollar decision. Copy the link below to your browser to find your representative. http://le.utah.gov/GIS/findDistrict.jsp
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Please join Citizens for Dixie’s Future February 7th and 8th for public meetings regarding the modified Lake Powell Pipeline Draft Study Reports. The Utah Board of Water Resources (UBWR) submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) four modified draft study reports for the Lake Powell Pipeline. The four study reports were modified to consider natural gas to power the Continue Reading »
The State of Utah’s 2011, Initial Draft Study Reports of Utah Board of Water Resources, for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) project were submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and released for public comment March 11, 2011. After two years of study by the State of Utah’s, Board of Water Resources (UBWR) the public had the opportunity to Continue Reading »