Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

78.7 F

    U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

    Meetings on reducing salt in Colorado, Dolores rivers set

    The Bureau of Reclamation seeks public input on alternatives to reduce salinity in the Colorado River from sources in the Paradox Valley in western Colorado. Currently, the Paradox Valley Unit in Montrose County, Colorado, is intercepting naturally occurring brine and injecting it 16,000 feet underground via a deep injection well.

    Feds seek comments on environmental impacts of proposed Lake Powell pipeline

    The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement for...

    Feds award $2M for water marketing strategies

    The Bureau of Reclamation Nov. 13 announced awards totaling $2 million to 10 projects to establish or expand water markets or water...

    Basin experiencing worst drought in 20 years, despite ’19 snowpack

    The Bureau of Reclamation Aug. 15 released its Colorado River Basin August 2019 24-month study...

    Colorado River drought contingency agreements signed

    ‘Tremendous collaboration’ from seven river basin states, Mexico The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation and representatives from...

    Snowpack benefits river; Lake Powell to have balanced releases

    With increased runoff of 128 percent of average, Lake Powell’s operation for water year 2019 will shift to a balancing release of up to 9 million acre feet.

    Lawsuit challenges Utah’s new Green River water contract

    Living Rivers: Trump administration failed to consider deals, climate change Conservation groups sued the Trump administration March 21 to...

    BuRec finalizes Green River water exchange with Utah

    The Bureau of Reclamation and State of Utah held a ceremony Wednesday, March 20 to sign the Green River Water Rights Exchange...

    Human activity eyed as cause of Bedrock earthquake

    Human activity has induced earthquakes in the past, and Monday’s earthquake may be another such example, according...

    Earthquake shakes Moab area

    An earthquake lightly shook town on Monday, March 4 at about 10:23 a.m. The event's epicenter was near Bedrock, Colorado, about 40...

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.