Utah Water Users Workshop March 2018

The Utah Water Users held a workshop in March 2018. Many excellent presentations were given. Here is the link to a web page that has some of power points of the presentations. Click Here: Water User Workshop Eric Millis Director UDWR pp Blake Bingham UDWRi pp on Federal Reserved Water Rights, Adjudication update

Water Audit

The  Audit Report researched the Division of Water Resources (DWR) projections of Utah’s Water Needs and found DWR: • Lacked reliable Water Use Data. DWR does not have reliable actual local water use data and accurate water use data is critical for management. • Conservation could reduce water demand much further than DWR’s low estimates.…

The HCP ZONE 6 and proposed Highway

Here is some information on the new proposed bill and the Habitat Conservation Plan: OPEN HOUSE  St George to present Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act. HCP-Resolution-in-Support-of-Tortoise-Expansion-Bill-2018 pdf Stewart Legislation HR 2423 PDF to allow a highway across the NCA Hatch Bill S1053 PDF to scrap BLM’s RMP and start over because it don’t allow…

Bishop’s Crusade to take over Public lands

Take Action: Send an email to the House Natural Resources Democrats RE: Republican Crusade Against Public Lands Continues: Stakeholders and the Public Asked to Submit Comments Natural Resources Committee Chairman Bishop has requested $50 million of taxpayer money to be spent on the immediate transfer of public lands to states’ control. The Chairman’s budget request,…

RMP Comments extended to November 16, 2015

CLICK HERE FOR RMP Comment Letter The Issues The Alternatives Help Save the NCAs Comment period extended as debate rages over Red Cliffs, Beaver Dam Wash< BLM’s Frequently Asked Questions on RMP:   Click Here:RMP Response by Issue Click Here: House Bill HB 232 scenic byways 2016 Ray Kuehne’s paper on Kuehne, Ownership of Public…

Hatch Bill Forces Highway

Hatch Bill Forces Highway  PRESS RELEASE Senator Hatch introduced Senate Bill S. 1783 to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee July 15th at the request of the Washington County Commission. The bill would change critical provisions in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, the act that preserves, protects and restores sensitive and…

Water Sustainability Workshop

Water Workshop: A Comprehensive Approach to Achieving Water and Financial Sustainability in Washington County The reports, the powerpoint and the video from the event are posted on our web page at Water Workshop Resources. Agenda Tom Ash resume Read More information. about the event. The workshop was made possible with funding from a grant from…