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The Top 5 Best Eateries in Small Town Utah

Love a good bite to eat? So do we. Because of our statewide responsibilities, DNR employees are well-traveled and have acquired fantastic opinions about many of Utah’s small town eateries. Here are our top 5 small town eateries throughout Utah worth trying, and what each town has to offer in terms of recreation: 

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Utah State Parks Launches “Nobody is Invincible” Safety Campaign

Utah State Parks and Recreation recently launched the “Nobody is Invincible” safety campaign. The campaign, launched through Utah State Park and Recreation’s Boating and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs, encourages Utahns to wear a life jacket while boating and a helmet while riding OHVs this summer to avoid injuries and fatalities. 

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WRI Announces Funding For Water Development Projects

Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative, coordinated by the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently announced a $2 million funding opportunity for those interested in range, forest and woodland water developments. 

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During Peak Runoff, Disaster Can Strike in Seconds

During peak runoff season, high water can be attractive — especially for kids. But it only takes a second of turning your back for a loved one to fall in the water.

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DNR Opens New Regional Complex in Richfield

The Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) celebrated the opening of its new Richfield Regional Complex located at 2031 South Industrial Park Road in Richfield with an official ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Draft Water Use Data Released by Division of Water Resources

The Utah Division of Water Resources (DWRe) publicly released draft water use data tied to its quality control processes in accordance with the Utah Records Committee’s order.

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DNR Supports Navajo Nation Water Settlement Legislation

The Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is in full support of legislation recently introduced in Congress that creates a negotiated settlement agreement over water rights claims on the Colorado River between Utah and the Utah Navajo Nation.

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Bear River Development Can Likely be Delayed Further

The Bear River Development Process Team announced today that it believes the Bear River Development Project can likely be further delayed as a result of regional water conservation efforts and the implementation of innovative programs like secondary water metering. 

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New Report to Help Keep Utah “The Place” to Find Oil

A new study by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS), Major Oil Plays in Utah and Vicinity, contains the critical maps, data and information to help Utah remain a significant petroleum contributor

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Loan Program Approved for Secondary Water Meter Installation

The Board of Water Resources unanimously approved a new program which will loan up to $3 million per year, for secondary water meter installations.

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