water rights

  • Conservation

    What’s going on in the Great Salt Lake?

    Making sense of the doomsday scenarios, donations and what role TU is playing in this important watershed. With recent headlines predicting a dire future for the Great Salt Lake due to the extended drought and climate change, many are wondering what got us here and if there is any hope to restore one of Utah’s…

  • Snake River Dam Removal

    Snake River Flows Secured, For Now

    Jackson Lake Dam and Reservoir sign

    Near the dramatic jagged peaks of the Teton mountains sits Jackson Lake Dam. Built in the early 1900s by the Bureau of Reclamation to control lake levels for irrigation in Idaho and reduce flooding for a rising local population, Jackson Lake Dam drives water into the Snake River and its interconnected aquatic ecosystem.  The Snake…