Positive Water Outlook

The falling snow offers comfort to those concerned about water outlook in the coming year. Commenting during Monday’s Uintah County Commission meeting, Uintah Water Conservancy District Director Gawain Snow said it’s expected Steinaker will have a full year supply of water by the middle of March. Snow also briefly mentioned a grant recently awarded through Natural Resources Conservation Service Utah amounting to around $7 million dollars that will be used for various projects in Uintah County. The 2017 Uintah Basin Water Summit is being held January 18th at the Uintah Conference Center and will provide more information on water outlook Basin wide as well as project updates. Call 781-5482 for registration information. 

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.