Latest Central Utah Project Stories

2008-10-02 21:00:11

Clearly demonstrating the need for water conservation throughout Southern California due to the statewide drought and supply challenges, Metropolitan Water District announced plans today to indefinitely suspend private boat launches at the region's largest reservoir -- Diamond Valley Lake -- at the close of business Monday, Oct.

2008-09-19 09:00:20

Utah public water suppliers trying to plan for future decades struggle with the arid state's always-uncertain future for precipitation, but they may soon have a tool that gives them more time to sort through the complicated realm of water rights. Draft legislation by Rep.

2008-09-17 09:00:31

Utah County residents are invited to attend a public meeting for the Provo Reservoir Canal Trail Environmental Assessment from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove Junior High School, 810 N. 100 East.

2008-08-28 09:00:47

By Jasen Lee Deseret News Residents of the Heber Valley have a fresh source of power in the Jordanelle Dam Hydroelectric Power plant, which was formally opened in a dedication ceremony Wednesday. The $21.5 million facility began generating power on July 1.

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Lee Davidson Deseret News Senate appropriators voted Thursday to put nearly $100 million on track to expand the FrontRunner and Trax train systems for Utah commuters. They also approved more than another $100 million for Utah energy and water projects. About moving the rail projects along, Sen.

2008-06-21 12:00:11

A 16-year-old Uintah County boy died at a Salt Lake hospital Thursday after being transferred in critical condition Wednesday following a swimming accident. Ryan K.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.