TCTI: TOO CRAZY TO IGNORE

Dave Ross

Great Salt Lake low water...
Curt Gresseth

Thirsty Great Salt Lake just got a little help from its friends

Rio Tinto Kennecott and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District donated water rights to the shrinking Great Salt Lake to help reverse a troubling trend.
2 months ago
October storm...
Colby Walker

October storm brings snow and rain across Utah

It's another cold October storm that's settled in across Utah on Tuesday that's brought with it plenty of rain in the valleys and snow in the higher elevations.
2 months ago
great salt lake...
Jeff Caplain

It’s not just the drought making the Great Salt Lake mediocre | My Minute of News

Can we still call it the Great Salt Lake? If you've been out to water's edge you know the Salt Lake isn't close to what it used to be, and it's our fault.
2 months ago
utah drought soil moisure...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Soil moisture better, but we’re not out of the woods

Utah heads into its new "water year," which runs October 1 to September 30, much better off in terms of soil moisture than expected when the year began.  
2 months ago
La Nina winter...
Nick Wyatt

Could a La Nina winter help drought in Utah?

Weather experts say a good La Nina winter will help fill reservoirs in Utah next year, but likely won't end the ongoing drought.
2 months ago
FILE -- Lake Powell's Wahweap Marina  is pictured in Wahweap, Ariz., on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

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Drew Kann, CNN

There’s a 1-in-3 chance Lake Powell won’t be able to generate hydropower in 2023 due to drought conditions, new study says

The falling water levels at Lake Powell, the second-largest man-made reservoir in the US, could make the dam's hydroelectric power generation impossible as soon as next year
2 months ago
romney colorado river trip...
Becky Bruce

Bipartisan Romney river trip to explore climate change solutions

Mitt Romney may not look like a seasoned Colorado River rafter, but the Utah Republican took just such a trip in search of solutions to climate change. 
2 months ago
water use salt lake...
Simone Seikaly

Water use down by more than 30% in portions of Salt Lake Valley

The Salt Lake Valley cities that reported less water use include Bluffdale, South Jordan, Herriman, West Jordan, and West Valley City.
3 months ago
great salt lake drought utah...
Nick Wyatt

Utah drought picture still looks grim in spite of recent rainfall

KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank says Utah is at a tipping point for water reserves, with drought conditions persisting in spite of recent rains.
3 months ago
utah governor spencer cox addresses how the drought affects the average farmer...
Mark Jones

City of Layton saves 193.3 million gallons of water

City of Layton saved 193.3 million gallons of water in August.
3 months ago
great salt lake drought utah...
Mark Jones

The Utah drought is nothing to laugh at, but experts say it could be worse

As bad as the Utah drought has been this year, it's not as bad as it was in the 1930s. At least, not yet.
3 months ago
Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Teresa Brian...
Mary Richards

Major flooding in Hanksville near Capitol Reef National Park

Areas near Capitol Reef National Park are flooding again, and Hanksville is in especially bad shape.
3 months ago
drought...
Curt Gresseth

Drought still gripping Utah, but residents using less water

Residents of Utah are moving in the right direction to mitigate drought conditions by watering less with July 2021 one of the wettest months.
3 months ago
secondary water shutoff...
Dan Bammes

Irrigation companies shutting off water early because of the drought

Recent rain bought a little more time for irrigation/secondary water customers served by Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and others.
3 months ago
Utah drought delta flash flooding...
Mary Richards

Record breaking rain won’t break the Utah drought, but it’s helping

We need another foot of rain to get to an "average" water year, still the monsoonal rains are bringing good news for the Utah drought.
4 months ago
The water level at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the US by volume, is at its lowest since it ...
Rachel Ramirez, CNN

First-ever water cuts declared for Colorado River in historic drought

The federal government on Monday declared a water shortage on the Colorado River for the first time, triggering mandatory water consumption cuts for states in the Southwest, as climate change-fueled drought pushes the level in Lake Mead to unprecedented lows.
4 months ago
water infrastructure poll...
Curt Gresseth

Poll: Utahns want infrastructure bill money for water improvements in state

Utahns overwhelmingly support spending federal money from the infrastructure bill, which passed the US Senate, for water capacity and upgrades, conservation and reducing the risk of wildfires in the state, according to a recent poll.
4 months ago
Utah had better traditional fire season...
Nick Wyatt

Fire crews are managing to keep most wildfires small this year

Fire crews are managing to keep most wildfires below 10 acres this year.
4 months ago
wettest july car splashes through standing water...
Heather Kelly

July 2021 goes down as one of the wettest ever, but drought persists

More than 99% of Utah remains in "extreme" drought, even after July 2021 went down as one of the state's wettest months ever recorded.
4 months ago
lake powell western water rights navajo nation glen canyon dam...
Dan Bammes

Glen Canyon Dam still generating power as California dam shuts down

PAGE, Ariz. — Glen Canyon Dam still has enough water to keep providing power, officials say.  Oroville, the dam upstream on the Feather River from Sacramento, California, had to shut down its power generation system this week because the water level dropped below the minimum level to continue operating. That had Utahns wondering whether the […]
4 months ago
colorado ice cubes melting against a white background...
Jeff Caplan

Opinion: Sending Utah water to make Colorado ice in a drought is a weird flex

Colorado kids fill up coolers of ice made from Utah water. But don't we need the water? Colorado may have an ice shortage, but Utah has a water shortage.
4 months ago
(An aerial photo of Black Canyon in the Manti-La Sal National Forest shows dead spruce in 2019.  Ph...
Paul Nelson

Fire restrictions loosened at Manti-La Sal National Forest

The recent storms are sparking big changes at the Manti-La Sal National Forest. 
4 months ago
localscapes demonstration...
Mary Richards

‘Localscapes’ can help your lawn be water-wise

"Localscapes" take what works for your specific area and your specific needs into consideration, with usable open space surrounded by planting beds.
4 months ago
rain does not erase utah drought wettest july...
Nick Wyatt

Heavy rain has little impact on Utah drought

Sorry, Charlie: You can cancel the sprinkler for a few days, but recent heavy rain we received isn't enough to erase the ongoing drought in Utah.
4 months ago

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