Environment

Environment

Why is Utah's water so cheap?

Pineview Dam open water swimming

Utah is the second-driest state in the nation, yet its residents pay some of the lowest rates for water.


Environment

Where does Weber water go on the Wasatch Front?

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Months ago, while the snow was still falling and sprinkler systems were far from most Utahns’ minds, the Standard-Examiner decided to dive into the convoluted world of water use in Northern Utah. What started as a seemingly simple premise — figuring out who was using the most water in...


Environment

Davis County leaders mull future of diesel-engine testing requirements

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A pair of proposals have been proposed to do away with use of dynamometers, but two county leaders back their continued use.


Environment

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, access road reopen after river levels drop

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The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge reopened after closing for two weeks due to safety concerns.


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New U.S. Forest Service Ogden district ranger talks trails, trash cleanup, more

Sean Harwood

Ogden District Ranger Sean Harwood, who’s about three months into his new job, talked to a reporter about his plans for the district.


Environment

Latest Northern Utah water report alleviates some flooding concerns

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Utahwide, snowpack is at 126 percent of normal and reservoir storage is at 62 percent of capacity.


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Bountiful leaders make it easier to get solar panels as popularity grows

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The change eliminates the requirement to get a conditional use permit and go through a public hearing.


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