Utah Quality Growth Commission enters watershed fray - Utah Water Law
In late August, the Utah Quality Growth Commission served as the latest forum for the seemingly never-ending debate between Salt Lake City water officials and private landowners over watershed management issues. Private landowners have continually claimed that Salt Lake City’s “over-zealous” watershed protection has severely limited the landowners’ ability to develop their property in the Cottonwood canyons. Utah Quality Growth Act of 1999 In 1999, the Utah Legislature passed the Quality of Growth Act. The Act was intended to address