Environmental

Algae Bloom in Deer Creek Reservoir Calls for Warnings

Sep 15, 2017
Utah Environmental Quality Website

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality was doing some routine Ecoli testing when a staff member noticed an algae problem in a small area near the Island Marina at Deer Creek Reservoir.    The Wasatch County Department of Environmental Quality and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District worked together on site and found an isolated area of toxic algae blooms.  Carolyn Murray has more:  

Summit County Power Works Names New Executive Director

Sep 15, 2017

Summit Community Power works has a new Executive Director.  The organization was formed in 2014 to save energy and to compete in the $ 5,000,000 Georgetown University Community Energy contest. The winner hasn’t been identified yet but the new director has big plans to continue energy savings programs throughout the entire County. Carolyn Murray has more:

It’s always newsworthy when Utah’s Mountains experience a snow year like 2017.  Even with the above average snow pack and potential of flooding, mother-nature offered up some unique conditions that filled northern Utah reservoirs.  Carolyn Murray has this update.