90-Day Public Comment Period for Proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Underway

8/9/20 by Lisa Rutherford- The Independent

Image: The cost to secure this extra potential water from a river, already challenged, is significant. With the Colorado River predicted to have even less water than it does now, our money might buy an empty pipeline. Old-time Utahns, remember those Bangerter pumps?

“The 90-day public comment period for the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) project ends September 8. A key focus of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) —driven and clearly “written” by the state and our water district—is a perceived need for a second, or extra, source of water, i.e., the Colorado River…”

Read the entire article here: https://suindependent.com/proposed-lake-powell-pipeline/