County

State of the River: Part 1

July 16, 2021 Lucas Turner 1

RBC I Seven years since the first major algae bloom affected the White River, much is still unknown about what exactly causes the blooms, and by extension, how they can be remediated/mitigated in the future.  […]

County

Are you wasting water?

July 8, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Simple habit changes could save thousands of gallons of water RBC | It’s always a good idea to conserve water when you can, but with ongoing drought conditions in the county water conservation may become […]

County

River flow near record low

June 24, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

RBC | “Every organization needs a Cassandra and an Eeyore, and I’m it,” is how Dr. Bob Dorsett pre-empted his presentation to the White River Alliance last week. He discussed conditions on the White River, […]

County

Exceptional drought conditions across W. Slope

May 20, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

RBC | April 2021 was “exceptionally dry” according to the latest statistics from the USDA’s National Resource Conservation Service. NRCS Hydrologist Joel Atwood noted “Many SNOTEL sites reported record low precipitation for April west of […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Water Rights

April 12, 2021 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | “You don’t understand. My grandfather lost his life over who owns the water from the river.” Listening to a friend’s story about her grandfather’s struggles to get enough water to his crops and […]

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