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    As Grand County's paper of record, The Times-Independent publishes public notices of many kinds submitted to the newspaper from local people and institutions.

    The applications below were filed with the Division of Water Rights in Grand County. These are informal proceedings per Rule 655-6-2. Protests concerning an application must be legibly written or typed, contain the name and mailing address of the protesting party, STATE THE APPLICATION NUMBER PROTESTED, CITE REASONS FOR THE PROTEST, and REQUEST A HEARING, if desired. Also, A $15 FEE MUST BE INCLUDED FOR EACH APPLICATION PROTESTED. Protests must be filed with the Division of Water Rights, PO Box 146300, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6300, or by hand delivery to a Division office during normal business hours on or before June 26, 2019. Please visit or call (801)538-7240 for additional information.


    01-1213 (A81611): TN Ranching proposes using 6.73 ac-ft. from groundwater (11.6 miles SE of Thompson) for STOCKWATERING.

    05-3818 (A81599): John & Nancy Odle propose using 6.45 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley area) for DOMESTIC; IRRIGATION.

    05-3819 (A81600): Joe Chacon proposes using 6.28 ac-ft. from groundwater (2 miles NW of Spanish Valley) for IRRIGATION; STOCKWATERING.

    05-3821 (A81602): The Living Trust of Francis Jane Proctor proposes using 6.45 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley area) for DOMESTIC; IRRIGATION.

    05-3827 (A81613): Timothy F. & Karen H. Miller propose using 6.73 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley) for IRRIGATION.

    05-3828 (A81614): Nancy R Wade and Thomas G Williams propose using 6.45 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley area) for DOMESTIC; IRRIGATION.

    05-3829 (A81616): Nancy R Wade and Thomas G Williams propose using 0.45 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley area) for OTHER: Shop with toilet and shower.

    05-3830 (A81617): Sandra Tyson Family Trust proposes using 0.45 ac-ft. from groundwater (Spanish Valley area) for DOMESTIC.


    05-1824 (a44773): KM Real Estate Enterprises, LLC proposes using 13.74 ac-ft. from groundwater (Moab) for COMMERCIAL: Equipment washing, construction and dust suppression.


    05-2740 (F71924): City of Moab is filing a fixed-time extension for 1 cfs (Moab) for MUNICIPAL: I.

    Kent L. Jones, P.E.

    Published in The Times-Independent, Moab, Utah, May 30 and June 6, 2019.

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