Planning for the 35 Year Drought

In mid April, water managers from all 29 of Utah’s counties met in Salt Lake City with climate and biology researchers, engineers, agronomists, and sociologists from Utah State University and the University of Utah to talk about water in Utah today and in the future.  They tackled everything from mega-droughts to 45 possible reservoir sites in northern Utah alone. I had the opportunity to interview USU climate center’s Dr. Larry Hipps and Dr. Robert Kjelgren (full audio, here) the day after the event.  Both were a part of recent notable…