Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F

    water availability

    USGS confirms valley water budget

    New study overturns old assumptions Water flows through Mill Creek as it approaches Moab. This water likely started...

    How water ends up in Moab

    It starts in the La Sals, but the middle steps are vital Much of the water that enters...

    USGS: Moab watershed 30-40% smaller than previously reported

    Photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey A long-awaited study from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that the...

    Full to brimming

    Wettest water year just ended At Ken's Lake, the water level is so high that it has engulfed...

    Something in the Desert – May 16, 2019

    Time to act on water conservation Mark Twain is credited with saying everybody talks about the weather, but nobody...

    Board working to cut water use by 25%

    Members of the Water Conservation and Drought Management Advisory Board continue to work on the next update to the City of Moab...

    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.

    Group: Western water supplies are vulnerable, even after whopper winter

    This winter, abundant snowpack across the interior West all but erased severe drought conditions and temporarily reduced the risk of a water...

    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.