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State Engineer, Director of Utah Water Rights Announces Retirement

Kent L. Jones, P.E., the current state engineer and director of the Utah Division of Water Rights, has announced that he will retire from public service Nov. 16. Jones has spent almost 39 years with the division.

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Governor Herbert Rescinds Drought Declaration After Strong Water Year

A strong water year has put an end to Utah’s severe drought conditions. As a result, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has officially rescinded the 2018 executive order that declared a statewide emergency due to drought.

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Rescue Crews Locate Missing Kayakers on the Great Salt Lake

Missing kayakers were safely located and transported to the hospital after being reported missing on the Great Salt Lake Thursday afternoon.

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Utah’s Mining Production Value Up 14% from 2017, Totaled $3.7 Billion

The Utah Mining 2018 report issued by the Utah Geological Survey summarizes 2018 mineral resource production statistics and values for Utah.

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