Lake Powell

In June 2006 a wildfire on Navajo Mountain destroyed all vegetation resulting in debris and sediment contaminating Beaver Springs, the source of all water for the Navajo Mountain community.

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Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, also known as FERC, formally accepted the state’s application for the Lake Powell Pipeline. This notice affirms that the proposed 140-mile pipeline, which would draw water from the Colorado River to serve southwestern Utah communities is ready for environmental analysis and public comment. 

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Recently obtained documents show how a uranium mining company pressured the Trump administration to shrink Bears Ears National Monument. Federal regulators tentatively approve moving forward with the $1 billion Lake Powell Pipeline project. And Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proposes a major bump in education funding for the state.

 

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Federal regulators are giving the go-ahead for environmental studies and public comment about a proposed 140-mile (225-kilometer) pipeline to draw water from the Colorado River to serve southwestern Utah communities.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday formally accepted a state application submitted last year for the Lake Powell Pipeline.

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One woman is dead and four other people are critically injured after a nighttime explosion on a houseboat along the Utah-Arizona border.

Authorities said Thursday that a generator exploded late Wednesday night as a large group of people were vacationing on a privately owned boat on Lake Powell.

Many Utahns are planning on taking their boats out to Utah’s lakes this Pioneer Day weekend. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials hope boaters stop to get their boats checked for invasive mussels, which are often called the “STD of the Sea.”

"Adopt a Canyon" Clean-up Begins at Lake Powell

May 16, 2016
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A government-funded project to help remove debris from campsites, beaches and tourist areas is underway. Areas of Lake Powell, including Halls Crossing and The Escalante River Tributaries, will be part of the “Adopt a Canyon” clean-up project this year.

Proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Under Scrutiny

May 12, 2016
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The State of Utah has filed for a permit to build a controversial 140-mile pipeline to send water from the Colorado River to southwestern Utah, but a coalition of conservation groups says its members will fight the project.