Water and Conservation

Kanab is a rural town in Southern Utah known for its beautiful scenery, western heritage, and the filming location for many Western movies. Tourists from all over the world visit Kanab. 

Keep Kanab Unspoiled is a local grassroots organization dedicated to saving Kanab and its magnificent landscape from being spoiled by poor planning and destructive projects.

Our mission is to sustain our rural community through community-friendly development, protecting our natural resources, and saving our public lands.

“How One Utah Community Fought the Fracking Industry — and Won” 

The Revelator, by Tara Lohan, January 17, 2020

Community-Friendly Growth

Keep Kanab Unspoiled is committed to preserving our community and public lands that make Kanab such a special place.

Keep Kanab Unspoiled promotes development that focuses on quality of life, job creation, and protection of our natural resources.

In 2019, we successfully fought against a frac sand mine that would have depleted our aquifer and polluted the air. 

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Public Lands

Kanab is surrounded by millions of acres of public lands, including the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wave, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Vermillion cliffs, Peekaboo slot canyon, and much more.

Keep Kanab Unspoiled is committed to protecting our public lands for future generations to enjoy. 

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Keep Kanab Unspoiled collaborates with other organizations to oppose wasteful water projects.

In 2020, we provided public comments to the Lake Powell Pipeline EIS, EA for Cove Reservoir, as part of the NEPA process.

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For more information on the Lake Powell Pipeline

Water Conservation

Water is critical for Kanab’s economy, quality of life, and the environment.  

Keep Kanab Unspoiled believes that water conservation is the only sustainable solution for community-friendly growth.  

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Night Sky

Dark sky enthusiasts from across the world visit Kanab to observe the starry sky.

Keep Kanab Unspoiled works to protect our exceptional night sky from light pollution.

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We encourage residents from Kanab and Kane County to participate in local public meetings.