Extreme drought

Water conservation is critical this summer

Utah is the second driest state in the nation based on average annual precipitation, yet one of the top per capita users of water.

Drought prompts closure of Utah boat ramps

The same day the popular Halls Crossing boat ramp closed at Lake Powell, state parks have also closed their boat ramps Friday, July 16, due to low water levels.

Drought prompts Cox to declare state of emergency

Snowpack falls far short of average; last declaration made in 2018

Following a record dry summer and fall, this winter’s snowpack is about 70% of average.