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Utah Lake,

c.145 sq mi (380 sq km), N central Utah; largest freshwater lake in the state. It drains through the Jordan River to the Great Salt Lake. Utah Lake is what remains of the prehistoric Lake Bonneville. The ProvoProvo,
river, c.70 mi (110 km) long, rising in the Uinta Mts., NE Utah, and flowing SW past Provo to Utah Lake. It was early used for irrigation, but after Utah Lake was badly depleted in the 1930s, the Bureau of Reclamation rehabilitated the old irrigation installations and
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 River project and the Strawberry valley projectStrawberry valley project,
N central Utah, developed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for irrigating lands S of Utah Lake; constructed 1906–13. The water of Strawberry River and its tributaries is carried by a tunnel through the Wasatch Range to a tributary of the Spanish
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 irrigate the region. Bird and waterfowl preserves are there, as is Utah Lake Park.
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He lives with his wife and children in Utah nestled between the foothills of the mountains and the shore of Utah Lake. He and his family enjoy hiking, riding bikes, playing outdoors and game nights where they play different board and card games.
On one popular tract of public land west of Utah Lake in central Utah, petroglyphs that are thousands of years old have been sniped, either intentionally or unintentionally, by shooters.
In mid-2016, it was hard to find a local--or national--news outlet that hadn't reported on the toxic algae problem at Utah Lake. The 150-square-mile lake was plagued by bright blue-green, soupy textured algae that caused more than 125 people to call the Utah Poison Control Center with complaints of headaches, vomiting and rashes.
She added that there have been such lakebed duststorms in the past but if Utah Lake dries out, it will be very close to people and have a much higher impact.
Caption: The Tetra Sail from the University of Utah is prepared for a test cruise on a Utah lake.
SALT LAKE City, Dhu-AlQa'dah 10, 1437, Aug 13, 2016, SPA -- Scientists spent this week studying how nutrient levels contribute to algae blooms on the heels of this summer's massive outbreak that closed Utah Lake, sickened people and left farmers scrambling for clean water during some of the hottest days of the year.
An additional 5,600 af is anticipated to become available to the district from the Central Utah Project - Utah Lake System Project when completed in 2021, which will help boost total supply.
The charges, filed in October, came after a federal investigation into an online video that surfaced last year and appeared to show a paraglider near Utah Lake kicking a soaring owl and boasting about it.
Phragmites has choked out at least 27,000 acres of wetlands on the Great Salt Lake and Utah Lake, and covers as much as 10,000 acres on various wildlife management areas in Utah.
Situated at the base of three mountain ranges, Utah Lake is an essential water source for high-elevation communities.
According to the company, the massive 1,700 acre, master-planned Geneva community on the shores of Utah Lake expects to add 7,500 new residential homes and 11m square feet of office, industrial and retail space.

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