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Utah population growth, drought provoke groundwater fight

Mar. 19, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

BEAVER COUNTY, Utah (AP) — Mark Wintch relies on a spring to run his ranching and farming operation in a remote section of Utah’s Beaver County in a place called Wah Wah Valley. The spring feeds his hydroelectric plant that supplies energy to his home and irrigation pivots on...

Conservationists question need for Utah groundwater pipeline

Mar. 09, 2022 19:20 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A coalition of water conservation groups that opposes plans to pipe groundwater out of a valley near the Utah-Nevada line contends that southern Utah water officials are artificially inflating the need for additional supply to justify spending hundreds of millions on a...