In Brief: Council identifies bold efforts needed to save Great Salt Lake

Thanks to upstream water diversions, the Great Salt Lake continues to shrink, according to a new report in the Logan, Utah Herald Journal, with the lake’s size reduced by half in recent years. In response, the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council this week identified 12 measures that could keep the lake from fully evaporating.

Among the recommendations is a change in water law that would allow farmers to hold onto any water they conserve, full metering of water used on lawns, and changes to upstream diversions that would help preserve flows into the stricken lake.

Read more here from the Herald Journal.



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