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Press Releases:

Utah Department of Natural Resources Responds to Ute Tribe’s Water Claims

Washington County Responds to Drought with Increased Water Pricing and Additional Conservation Measures

Extension Requested on Lake Powell Pipeline Timeline

Lake Powell Pipeline Cost Estimate Included in Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Lake Powell Pipeline Draft EIS Issued; Public Comment Welcome

Kane County Opts Out of Lake Powell Pipeline NEPA Process, Expresses Ongoing Support for the Project

Bureau of Reclamation to Lead Lake Powell Pipeline NEPA Process

Utah Makes Changes to LPP that Significantly Reduce Costs

Legislative Audit – WCWCD Can Repay Costs for LPP

Quagga Mussels Not Considered a Threat to the Lake Powell Pipeline

The Colorado River is a Reliable Source of Water for Utah

How WCWCD Compares to Other Water Users

FERC Determines Jurisdiction

Links to News Coverage:

This is how UT survives the drought – now and in the future

Utah has the right to develop its Colorado River Water

Response to Basin States’ Lake Powell Pipeline letter

Twenty years to thoroughly review the Lake Powell Pipeline is long enough – Gil Almquist, Washington County Commissioner

Lake Powell Pipeline needed to meet future water demands and diversify water supply – UT Board of Water Resources

Letter to the Editor: Washington County’s only water source is more vulnerable than the Colorado River – Chris Hart, Ivins City Mayor

Letter to the Editor: Colorado River Water Use and States’ Rights – David Clark

Letter to the Editor: Few Lake Powell Pipeline environmental impacts force some to focus on faulty cost arguments – Bryan Thiriot

Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight on water rates – Zach Renstrom

Letter to the Editor: County Commissioner Dean Cox on Lake Powell Pipeline benefits

Here’s your chance to provide input on the Lake Powell Pipeline

Bureau of Reclamation seeks public comment on Lake Powell Pipeline as scoping period starts

Letter to the Editor: County commissioner touts Lake Powell Pipeline as key to future of Utah’s Dixie

Guest opinion: In defense of the Lake Powell Pipeline project

Lake Powell Pipeline reduces environmental footprint

Lake Powell Pipeline will provide for Utah

Letter to the editor: “I know what it is like to turn on a faucet and have nothing come out”

Investment in water infrastructure in the West is critical

Layers of approval

The Lake Powell Pipeline is critical for our region

Southern Utah without Lake Powell Pipeline: Dried-up communities or booming like usual?

Washington County has decreased water use by over 1 billion gallons, officials say

St. George Mayor: The Lake Powell Pipeline offers a safe option to increase water supplies

Lake Powell Pipeline is part of a comprehensive water plan for southern Utah

Reservoirs anticipated to carry county, state through ‘dismal’ water year

County commissioners express ‘solidarity of opinion’ on Lake Powell Pipeline

Negotiations begin for water exchange key to Lake Powell Pipeline

Regulators give go-ahead for study of Lake Powell Pipeline

10 reasons why Utah needs the Lake Powell Pipeline

Impact fees proposed to fund Lake Powell Pipeline, other projects

Funding the Lake Powell Pipeline is possible – here’s how

Lake Powell Pipeline: Utah tells Feds It’s time to resume licensing