After years of study, the Lake Powell Pipeline has achieved an important and exciting milestone: the Bureau of Reclamation has issued the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The draft EIS reports the project will meet the water needs of Washington County’s growing population and economy. The Southern Alternative has been named the “preferred alternative.” The release of the draft EIS opens a 90-day public comment period.
It’s time to make your voice heard:
There are several easy ways to submit your comment:
1. Online Form Submission:
to submit one of four already prepared letters or compose your own letter.
3. US Mail: Mr. Rick Baxter, Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Provo Area Office, 302 East Lakeview Parkway, Provo, UT 84606.
Review and learn about the studies:
The draft EIS studied the LPP’s need and purpose, environmental and socioeconomic impacts and other important considerations. It also outlines how the pipeline can be built in a manner that protects the environment. You can read more about the studies by clicking the links below.
for additional information on the project.