Utah Department of Natural Resources Executive Director Joel Ferry reads an Israeli nursery rhyme to the men and women who oversee Utah's water systems as they ride in a van headed to government offices in Jerusalem.
Heather May and Ben Winslow, Great Salt Lake Collaborative | Posted April 30 - 10:36 p.m.
One of the driest countries in the world, Israel once struggled to find enough freshwater to sustain its growing population in the midst of record droughts. Its largest body of freshwater, the Sea of Galilee, has suffered record low levels. Its saline lake, the Dead Sea, is dying from diversions upstream.
Dan Rascon, KSL-TV and Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News | Posted April 21 - 5:55 p.m.
After being forced to dock their boats at the Great Salt Lake State Park and Marina due to the drought two years ago, sailors are readying to once again launch their vessels as water has returned from the wet water year.
Utah's record-setting winter has been exciting for both skiers and lawmakers working to revive the ailing Great Salt Lake. Gov. Spencer Cox told reporters in mid-March that lake levels were up 2 feet and they were hopeful for 5 feet more.
Utah will begin reviewing strategic locations for the placement of four new dust monitors to capture wind events over the Great Salt Lake's exposed bed to determine the levels of arsenic and other pollutants carried to the Wasatch Front.