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There was a long list of water-related bills that were passed during the 2024 session of the Utah Legislature. Below are bills summaries (drafted by the water attorneys at Smith Hartvigsen) about these bills that passed.HB 11 (2nd Substitute) – Water Efficient Landscaping
Requirements
Rep. Doug Owens

House Bill 11 (2nd Substitute) mandates that

There were a number of water-related bills that were considered during the 2024 legislative session that were ultimately not passed. Below are bill summaries (drafted by the water attorneys at Smith Hartvigsen) about these bills that did not pass.HB 230 – State Agency Application Review RequirementsRep. Thomas W. Peterson

House Bill 230 sought

The 2024 general session of the Utah Legislature begins next week. Here is a summary of the water-related bills that have been released so far. As the session goes along, additional water bills will certainly be added.

HB 11 – Water Efficient Landscaping RequirementsRep. Doug Owens

House Bill 11 mandates that after May 1, 2024

The Utah Division of Water Rights recently published the Proposed Determination for the Big Cottonwood Creek area (Book 57-18). The Division has set a public meeting to discuss the Proposed Determination. The following information is from the public meeting notice:What: Public MeetingWho: Water Users within the Big Cottonwood Creek areaWhen: January 10, 2024, 4:00 to