Recently, several lakes in Utah were closed due to the discovery of a large algal bloom. When samples were taken and tested in a lab, a large number of cells were found that have the potential to produce cyanobacteria.
Since then, some of the... (Read More)
National Refreshment Day is observed every year on the fourth Thursday in July, which is just around the corner at the time we're writing this blog. For many of us in North America, this is the hottest part of the summer, so it makes sense that this... (Read More)
Summer is finally here, and many families are planning their outdoor summer adventures. If your family enjoys spending time on the water, whether that means a weekend of fishing or an afternoon of kayaking, Central Utah Water has some great... (Read More)
Flood preparedness is a central part of water management. While Utah is the second-driest state in the Union, floods still happen here. Salt Lake City suffered $35 million in damage from the flood of 1983, and in 2006, the Escalante River flood... (Read More)
The beauty queen of Utah's reservoirs and dams is the Upper Stillwater in Duchesne County. Throughout the spring—especially in years with high snow or fast-melting conditions—the dam fills with water and eventually spills over the steep stepped... (Read More)
It's that time of year again when we look forward to getting out on the water. If you do, be sure to watch out for the STD of the sea. Yes, you heard that correctly. We're talking about quagga mussels, and the Skiff Transmitted Diseases (STD) they... (Read More)
Runoff season has started here in Utah, which means it's the perfect time to discuss flooding. Utah's unique (and beautiful) mix of both dense urban areas and natural geography makes it especially susceptible to flooding.
There have been many... (Read More)
May is just around the corner, and we're extra excited because that means IMS-AWWA Water Week is almost here! In case you haven't experienced Water Week, we always celebrate the wonderful world of water during the first week of May. This year, Water... (Read More)
We are proud to be a part of Prepare60—a center established by the four largest water conservancy districts—to protect the water supply we have, use it wisely, and provide for the future.
The population of Utah is expected to double by the... (Read More)