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)
Beep, Beep, your morning alarm is going off. You reach over to your bedside table to turn it off without knocking over your glass of water from the night before. Stumbling out of bed, you head to the bathroom. After using the toilet, you’ll wash... (Read More)
You probably know about water treatment plants. You may have driven or walked past one in your home town. But have you ever wondered what it does? What does a water treatment plant take out of the water before it gets to the tap in your home? When... (Read More)
Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Water is the driving force of all nature.” And so it has always been. From the crops we grow and eat, to our homes and our businesses, all are dependent, at some level, upon the same irreplaceable resource ... (Read More)