Tuesday, June 10, 2008

More on Snake Valley

Who should get water from the carbonate aquifer on the Utah / Nevada Border.
Snake Valley Article Deseret News
Still waiting for the issue of mining the water to be addressed as well as which state the water belongs to.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Understanding the Types of Aquifers in the West

Where does your water come from when you turn on your tap. In the Utah and in most western states or more of the water is sourced from groundwater. This means that it is likely that the water is sourced from one of the following aquifers; unconsolidated valley fill, basin fill deposits, sandstone, and carbonate rocks. The link below gives more detail into the types of aquifers.

Aquifer Type

Creative Use of Water Rights?????

Below is a link to a story in the Salt Lake Tribune regarding a creative use of water rights and wet water.

This story demonstrates what a tough job Jerry Olds has.