(Sierra Nevada Ally) Lake Powell Pipeline a “Monkey Wrench” in the Future of Colorado River Management

September 10, 2020. By: Brian Bahouth, the Sierra Nevada Ally

“The Utah Board of Water Resources has proposed to construct, operate and maintain the 141-mile long Lake Powell Pipeline, a project that would convey water from Lake Powell near Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona, to Washington County, Utah. Washington County is located in southwest Utah and shares a border with northwest Arizona and southeast Nevada. The Washington County Water Conservancy District is the primary water supplier for the county, and according to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, the District says the Virgin River Basin is the exclusive source for the region’s water supply, which prompted the District to propose the pipeline…”

Read the entire article here: https://sierranevadaally.org/2020/09/10/lake-powell-pipeline-a-monkey-wrench-in-the-future-of-colorado-river-management/