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DNR Responds to Ute Tribe Water Claims

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 12, 2021) – Neither the State of Utah nor the Lake Powell Pipeline has taken the Ute Indian Tribe’s water rights. The tribe has long held a federally decreed water right for 144,000 acre-feet of depletion from the Colorado River system. The state has recognized and respected this water right and the tribe’s annual use of water under it. 

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A Step Forward in Securing Water for a Drying Great Salt Lake

As Great Salt Lake experiences alarmingly low water levels this year—dropping by nearly a foot below its previous historic low, the Utah Division of Water Rights this past week approved applications to deliver water to Farmington Bay of Great Salt Lake via the Jordan River. An innovative partnership is laying the groundwork to voluntarily share water for the lake to meet crucial needs for people, birds, and other wildlife. 

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Seasonal Technician (Bear Lake/Logan area)

Seasonal Technician

Opening date: March 1, 2021
Closing date:  Open until filled
Salary: $14 to $16 per hour, DOE
Location: Logan / Bear Lake
Timeframe: May to September (flexible dates with possible extension).
Housing: Travel trailer & site at Bear Lake, assigned vehicle, and other equipment as needed Continue reading