Utah Division of Water Resources

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Title Utah Division of Water Resources
Creator Utah. Division of Water Resources
Subject Administrative agencies; Government information; Government information agencies; Water; Water -- Law and legislation; Water conservation; Water rights; Water reuse; Drought forecasting
Spatial Coverage Utah
Description The Division of Water Resources is one of seven agencies of the Utah Department of Natural Resources and is the water resources authority for the state of Utah. The Board is the policy-making body of the division. Legislative Authority Provide comprehensive water planning. Protect Utah's rights to interstate waters. Manage Utah's water resource project construction programs. Mission Promote the orderly and timely planning, conservation, development, utilization and protection of Utah's water resources. Goals Defend and protect Utah's rights to develop and use its entitlement to interstate streams. Continue state water planning activities to identify futures water needs and to assist water entities to meet those needs Provide technical and financial assistance to encourage the highest beneficial uses of water consistent with economic, social and environmental consideration. Promote weather modification research, evaluation and operational projects. Implement water education/conservation programs that encourage wise municipal, industrial, agricultural and environmental water use. Maintain accurate and current water supply and land use data for each hydrologic basin in the state.
Publisher State of Utah
Date 2005
Type Text
Digitization Specifications State Government website. Uploaded into CONTENTdm version 3.8.
Identifier http://www.water.utah.gov/
Language eng
Relation Western Waters Digital Library
Coverage Utah State
Rights Management Public Domain, Courtesy of State of Utah
Holding Institution State of Utah
Metadata Cataloger Kristin Willmore
ARK ark:/87278/s6v40t4c
Setname wwdl_er
Date Created 2005-08-26
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1145923
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v40t4c
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