Historic funding for Utah’s Great Salt Lake will support water use reductions within agriculture and the urban landscape.
By Brian Fryer
The drought conditions affecting western states, along with increased water demands from a growing population and industrialized agriculture, have drained Utah’s Great Salt Lake to its lowest levels on record. A study conducted last year by a team of experts from Utah’s research universities, known as the Great Salt Lake Strike Team, concluded that if current conditions persist, and without interventions, the lake will disappear in five years. Continue reading A Lake at Its Limit