Comments about ‘Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah’

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Published: Friday, July 26 2013 8:25 p.m. MDT

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DVD
Taylorsville, 00

Are there things that the state can do to both stimulate more snowfall in the right areas and to maximize the runoff that reaches critical areas?

Hutterite
American Fork, UT

More people here will help. I've heard that one before.

My2Cents
Taylorsville, UT

Selectively stimulate snow fall has been tried and still in progress anywhere clouds will form. Loss of water is not just a Utah or western states issue because many eastern states have been in drought as well.

This country is in the cusp of going into a scorched land condition where growth and the wrong industries (Oil fracking, nuclear energy, refineries) that use water and treat it with chemicals and toxic waste that removes the toxic water from the global environment by having to bury it forever. We ahve been burying water for many decades and every barrel buried is lost to recovery and recycling in our weather patterns and ice caps. We are wasting away our water without a means to replace it.

We talk and worry about running out of oil, but useable drinking water has been a back door hazardous waste process no one is thinking about.

Flash floods is not new and were it not for the development of land in the path of flash flood water flows it would be a welcome event, but developers had other ideas for the use of land that haven't seen water for a hundred years.

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