Tag Archives: water

Property Rights Cornerstone 2

The Property Rights Dilemma — a Case Study — by Todd Macfarlane

  NOTE:  At the suggestion of my good friend Tim Smith, I have taken the previous article about recent activity and discussions in Millard County, which serve as good case…

Popularity Contest 2

The Laws of Prior Appropriation & Beneficial Use — Realities Nobody Wants to Talk About: Numbers 5 & 6

Note:  This is the third part of a multi-part series about Seven Realities in the West that the Federal Government and the Mainstream Media don’t seem to want to acknowledge…

The Rest of the Hammond Story — the Short Version and the Long Version

Full Story on What’s Going on In Oregon – Militia Take Over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge In Protest to Hammond Family Persecution…from The Last Refuge   The short summary is: …

Federal Overreach and the Water Rights Protection Act — HR 3189 — by TJ Lovato

  One would ask why the Federal Government is doing such things. However, lets not ask why for the moment and just address the fact that they are. In recent…

Legislative Audit Shows that Water Use Data is Highly Unreliable

  SALT LAKE CITY — A legislative audit released Tuesday concludes state water managers have no real idea how much water is being used across Utah so the projection that…

Water Planning, Preparation & Proactivity: A Tale of Two States — and Lessons to be Learned

Editors Note:  This tale should be instructive to local governments in rural Utah, many of which have sat on their hands and resources for years, making no plans and doing…