Eddy Covariance Tower Installation

We installed an eddy covariance tower to measure evapotranspiration from a desert alfalfa field this week with our @utahgeological survey partners at @nature_org’s Canyonlands Research Center at Dugout Ranch. The station will be an excellent research tool for understanding water, carbon dioxide, and energy exchanges between crops, air, and soil. We hope that it encourages collaboration and new research.

Utah supports Lower Basin proposal for additional cuts in Colorado River Use

Utah supports Lower Basin proposal for additional cuts in Colorado River Use SALT LAKE CITY (May 23, 2023)  — Following the release yesterday of the Lower Basin Plan to reduce use of the Colorado River, Utah and its fellow Upper Basin states are supportive of the proposed reductions in Lower Basin use while emphasizing that their support does not constitute …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Consensus System Conservation Proposal to Protect the Colorado River Basin

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Consensus System Conservation Proposal to Protect the Colorado River Basin Seven Basin states agree on analyzing consensus-based approach proposed by the Lower Basin Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda combined with voluntary commitments will conserve 3-million-acre feet of water through 2026 WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced significant new developments in the …

Newsletter

The Colorado River Authority of Utah is publishing a newsletter that will come out bi-weekly. You can find the most recent version here. Distilled Newsletter