Monday, July 17, 2017

Public Meeting Concerning the General Adjudication in Liberty Park Area

The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss the general adjudication of water rights in the Liberty Park area in Salt Lake County East Division of the Utah Lake / Jordan River Drainage (Area 57, Book 11). The Liberty Park area generally includes the area from 300 West on the west to 1100 East on the east, and from 900 South on the north to 2100 South on the south (see map below). The following information is from the public meeting notice:

What: Public Meeting
Who: Water Users within the Liberty Park area
When: August 2, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Where: Department of Natural Resources, Room 1050, 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. 365729828), 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 Liberty 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 Liberty Park area to survey existing water rights and investigate water user's claims. In light of this work, the public is invited to a public meeting. 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 Liberty Park area, please contact Josh Zimmerman at (801)538-7240.
1.  Introduction (Blake Bingham, P.E. - Adjudication Program Manager)
2.  Adjudication Process Presentation
3.  Public Comments and Questions

For more information about the meeting, click here.