Monday, September 26, 2016

Public Meeting Concerning the Proposed Determination in the Jordan Park Area

The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss the general adjudication of water rights in the Jordan Park area in Salt Lake County East Division of the Utah Lake / Jordan River Drainage (Area 57, Book 5). The Jordan Park area is generally from 300 West on the east to the Jordan River on the west, and from 2700 South on the south to South Temple on the north (see map below). The following information is from the public meeting notice:

What: Public Meeting
Who: Water Users within the Jordan Park area
When: October 18, 2016, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Where: Department of Natural Resources, Room 1040, 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City
Purpose: In accordance with Chapter 73-4, Utah Code Annotated, and the Third Judicial District Court (Civil No. 360057298), the State Engineer is authorized and ordered to conduct a general determination of the rights to the use of all water, both surface and underground, within the drainage area of the Jordan Park Subdivision, Salt Lake County East Division, of the Utah Lake and Jordan River drainage in Salt Lake County. Efforts are currently underway and over the next few months, representatives of the Division of Water Rights will be working in the Jordan Park area to survey existing water rights and investigate water user's claims. Representatives from the Division of Water Rights will be available during this time to discuss the adjudication process, review water rights within the area, and answer questions. If individuals cannot attend, but have questions regarding the adjudication process or water rights within the Jordan Park area, please contact Blake Bingham at (801)538-7345.
Agenda:
1.  Introduction (Blake Bingham, P.E. - Adjudication Program Manager)
2.  Adjudication Process Presentation
3.  Public Comments and Questions

For more information on the meeting, click here.
Update: To view a recording of the meeting, click here.