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Central Utah project,

N central Utah; begun 1959 near Vernal, Utah, by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in conjunction with the Colorado River storage projectColorado River storage project,
a multipurpose plan, undertaken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1956, to control the flow of the upper Colorado and its tributaries and to aid in the development of the rugged, remote upper Colorado River basin; includes parts of Wyo.
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. Water, collected from streams in the Uinta Mts., is carried across the Wasatch Range to the densely populated Salt Lake City region by a system of dams, reservoirs, tunnels, aqueducts, and canals. Strawberry Dam and Reservoir, in which the water is stored, provides water for domestic and industrial use, irrigation, hydroelectricity, fish and wildlife preservation, and flood control.
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Fitch's calculations do not include spending within the Central Utah Project fund.
The Steinaker Service Canal is a feature of Reclamations Vernal Unit of the Central Utah Project.
Water--the good news for all of us is that those who came long before us, 40 years ago, made the politically hard decision to build things like the Central Utah Project and things like that that we are all taking advantage of today.
The Central Utah Project sells water to farmers for $3.
The Central Utah Project (CUP) is a major transbasin diversion project, designed to help Utah put its share of Colorado River water to use before downstream states do so.
The Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD) is a twelve-county district established in 1965 as the local sponsor for the Central Utah Project (CUP).
In addition to operating three water treatment plants, the district manages two water resource development projects: the Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project (CUP) and the CWP.
The dinosaur of all Utah water projects is the yet-to-be completed Central Utah Project.

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