Saturday, September 5, 2015

Public Meeting Regarding Appropriation Policies Near Arches National Park

The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss updating the water right appropriation policy in Water Right Area 01 near Arches National Park in Grand County. The following information is from the public meeting notice:

What: Public Meeting
Who: Water users near Arches National Park, Grand County
When: October 15, 2015, 4:00 pm
Where: Moab City Center, 217 East Center Street, Moab
Purpose: The State of Utah recently entered into an agreement with the United States of America for a federal reserved water right for Arches National Park. As a part of the agreement a Protection Zone was established. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the adoption of this Protection Zone as policy for Water Right Area 01. Personnel from the Division of Water Rights will be available to take all questions and comments provided by the general public and interested parties.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to provide input, please send your written comments to:
Division of Water Rights
319 N Carbonville Road Suite B
P.O. Box 718
Price, UT 84501
Agenda for October 15, 2015 Public Meeting
1. Introduction - Kent Jones, State Engineer
2. Protection Zone Policy - James Greer, Assistant State Engineer - Technical Services
3. Public questions/comments

For more information on the meeting, click here.

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