Environews, Minis

Environews: Utah’s snowpack is great!

By Amy Brunvand

It’s a good year for water in Utah. Snowpack is 124% of normal compared to a mere 58% last year. Spring runoff is expected to fill most small- to medium-sized reservoirs. Last year all of Utah’s 29 counties experienced some level of drought, prompting Governor Gary Herbert to declare a drought emergency.

NCRS Snow Survey

This article was originally published on April 2, 2019.