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Utah looking at pipeline routes for Bear River

Utah looking at pipeline routes for Bear River



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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- State officials are commissioning a study of a pipeline route for water that would be pumped out of northern Utah's Bear River.

The Bear River has long been eyed as a possible source of potable water for burgeoning communities along the Wasatch Front.

The state's Division of Water Resources says it's taking a preliminary look at alternate pipeline routes.

Construction is more than 15 years away. The project also would require one or more dams.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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