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Apr 22, Proposed Cache Valley Dam Discussion-Safeguarding Cache Valley’s Water – Bear River Development Project

Proposed Cache Valley Dam Discussion
Safeguarding Cache Valley’s Water:
Bear River Development Project

Seminar & Discussion

Date: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Place: BNR 102 USU Campus (Biology-Natural Resources Building)
Admission is free and the  public is welcome.

As a result of growing water concerns in the West, plans for a new reservoir in Cache Valley are underway. The Bear River Development Project will develop 220,000 acre-feet of Utah’s water rights on the Bear River. The Division of Water Resources is currently undergoing studies to investigate reservoir sites and right-of-way for a transmission pipeline.

Come join us to learn more about this future reservoir.

Speakers:

  • Marisa Egbert, P.E. Project Manager, Utah Division of Water Resources
  • Mike Collins, P.E. Principal, Bowen Collins & Associates

Sponsors: Quinney College of Natural Resources, USGS Utah Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit and Bridgerland Audubon Society

Project Description The planned reservoir is part of the Bear River Development Project, an effort to address growing water supply concerns in Utah. The project will develop 220,000 acre feet of Utah’s water rights on the Bear River. The UDWR is currently conducting studies to investigate reservoir sites and right­of­way for a transmission pipeline.

Parking for the event is available in the university parking terraces at 850 E. 800 North and 700 E. 600 North in Logan. Or Free Bus Ride Attendees may also use Cache Valley Transit District buses to travel to the event. Travelers should take Route 1 or 4 buses to the Veterinary Science Building stop on 700 North and walk about a block south to the Biology ­Natural Resources Building.

For more information, call 435­-797-­7565.

News: HJ News Public invited to learn more about planned reservoir at USU discussion April 22