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Urban water past: Crumbling infrastructure needs new funding

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of northern Utah’s urban water supplies. South Davis Boulevard in Bountiful runs through a neighborhood...

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Urban water future: Changing climate means changing water

Editor’s note: This is the final in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of Utah’s urban water supplies. The T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest,...


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Urban water present: Metered secondary water helps conservation

When it comes to water conservation, sprinklers aren’t exactly sexy. But they are an elegant solution to our water shortages. That’s why Martin...


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Why is Utah’s water so cheap?

Utah is the second-driest state in the nation, yet its residents pay some of the lowest rates for water. The Utah Division of Water Resources has taken a close...


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Are Utah’s projected water costs inflated?

There’s no question that updating, maintaining and expanding water systems will come at great expense, but there is a debate over the price tag. Last fall,...


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Urban water past: Crumbling infrastructure needs new funding

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of northern Utah’s urban water supplies. South Davis Boulevard in...




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Colorado drilling plan has safeguards for Dinosaur Monument

DENVER (AP) — A federal government plan for drilling in energy-rich northwestern Colorado released Friday includes stepped-up protections for public land near...


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Former Bureau of Rec chief argues against dam building

Daniel Beard served as commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation for three years in the 1990s, but has come to the surprising conclusion that the agency should be...


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Weber-Morgan health board tables diesel-testing discussion

OGDEN -- Agendas for the Weber-Morgan Board of Health have listed discussion and possible action on diesel emissions testing for the past two months, but on Monday...


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Report says beetles don't make forests more likely to burn

DENVER — Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears that they’re more vulnerable to wildfire outbreaks,...


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Stericycle wants to double production

NORTH SALT LAKE — A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at...


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Urban water future: Changing climate means changing water

Editor’s note: This is the final in a three-part series exploring the vital issue of Utah’s urban water supplies. The T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest,...


Why is Utah’s water so cheap?

Utah is the second-driest state in the nation, yet its residents pay some of the lowest rates for water. The Utah Division of Water Resources has taken a close...