Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Moab, UT

78.2 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 Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona marks the beginning of a 140-mile pipeline project that is currently undergoing the public...

    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

    An illustration showing the effects that fluid injection and withdrawal can have on nearby tectonic faults.Illustration courtesy of the U.S. Geological...

    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...

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.