Lake Powell Pipeline Imperils Downstream Water Users

The Utah Rivers Council just released a video taking on the myth that Lake Powell Pipeline water recipients are running out of water and examining the threat this destructive and unnecessary diversion poses to downstream interests. Watch the video here and share it with your friends!

Meet our Water and Environmental Journalist!


Taylor Graham comes to the Utah Rivers Council by way of Colorado. As a lifelong river runner and outdoor person, Taylor has deep ties to Utah’s rivers. He is already hard at work advancing our campaign work through the production of new visual and written content.


In a recent op-ed for Water Deeply, Taylor highlighted Utah's failure to conserve water even as the state proposes two massive new water diversions.

According to a new analysis of a new USGS study, per capita residential water use declined in California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico between 2010 and 2015. But upstream in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, residential use increased by 7 percent over the same period.

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