Ripple Effect 80: Provo River Commissioner

Great discussion with Scott Bergendorf about his role as the Provo River Commissioner . We discuss the brass tacks of water distribution as well as barriers and opportunities for addressing distribution challenges. Very helpful discussion about a key element of Utah water law and management.  

Ripple Effect 79: Ag. Optimization Task Force 2.0

Niel Allen, Professor Emeritus and Matt Yost, Agro-Climate Extension Specialist and Director of Crops at Utah State University, give us an update on the Utah Agricultural Water Optimization Task Force. We talk through some of the Tasks Force’s findings and preliminary recommendations.  We also discuss the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food’s Ag. Water Optimization…

Ripple Effect Rewind! – Power for the People

This week we are revisiting an earlier episode that is still highly relevant to today’s water discussion. We are looking back on the discussion of episode 14: Power for the People; Sorenson Engineering walks us through the benefits, considerations, and potential for small hydroelectric facilities in canal and distribution systems.

Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water – Introduction Released

Last week the Utah Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget released the introduction and first piece of “Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water.” The introduction to the plan can be found here. The first piece of the plan, “Investing in Infrastructure” can be found here. For more information on the plan, and updates throughout the…

Ripple Effect 76: Welcome 2022!

Jeff DenBleyker of Jacobs Engineering joins Emily Lewis to discuss highlights from 2021 and trends and themes for 2022.   More information on topics talked about in this episode can be found in the previous episodes below: Matt Yost – Episode 66: Agricultural Efficiencies Moleaer – Episode 61: Nanobubbles Will Blow Your Mind!

Ripple Effect 75: Grant Funding for Water Projects

Tia Cavendar, Founder and CEO of Dig Deep Research walks us through her company’s proprietary process of matching local water suppliers with grant funding opportunities. By taking a holistic look at a water supplier’s funding needs and grant opportunities Dig Deep makes sustainable funding plans for its clients. A seriously helpful service!  

Clyde Snow Welcomes Attorneys Kyte and Beagley

We are pleased to welcome Julia D. Kyte and Brandon L. Beagley and to our Salt Lake City office!   Julia D. Kyte: Ms. Kyte is an Of Counsel attorney at Clyde Snow. As a general litigator, Ms. Kyte uses her trial, administrative, and significant public entity experience to obtain regulatory rulings, orders, and jury…

Keeping Current: Clyde Snow Policy Recommendations featured prominently at the Utah Legislature’s Great Salt Lake Summit

Today the Utah House of Representatives hosted a special summit on the Great Salt Lake to discuss and identify specific policy actions to protect critical Lake levels. Among the identified policies, the summit identified “Legal Strategies for the Great Salt Lake,” prepared by Clyde Snow and Jacobs Engineering for the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council,…