Title 73 - Water and Irrigation - Chapter 10g - Water Infrastructure and Long-term Planning - Part 3 - Watershed Councils Act - Section 303 - Watersheds.


Published: 2020-05-12

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Effective 5/12/2020 73-10g-303 Watersheds.

For the purposes of this part, the state is divided into the following watersheds, corresponding to those found on hydrologic basin maps maintained by the division: (1) the Bear River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Box Elder, Cache, Rich, and Summit

counties that drain into the Bear River or Great Salt Lake; (2) the Weber River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Weber, Davis, Morgan, and Summit

counties that drain into the Weber River or Great Salt Lake; (3) the Jordan River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Salt Lake and Utah counties that

drain into the Jordan River or Great Salt Lake; (4) the Utah Lake Watershed, comprised of the portions of Utah, Wasatch, Juab, and Summit

counties that drain into Utah Lake; (5) the West Desert Watershed, comprised of the portions of Box Elder, Tooele, Juab, Millard,

Beaver, and Iron counties that drain into Great Salt Lake or have no outlet, as well as the portion of Box Elder County that drains into the Columbia River watershed;

(6) the Sevier River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Kane, Garfield, Wayne, Piute, Emery, Sevier, Sanpete, Carbon, Utah, Juab, Tooele, Millard, and Beaver counties that drain into the Sevier River;

(7) the Cedar-Beaver Watershed, comprised of the portions of Washington, Iron, Beaver, Garfield, Piute, and Millard counties that historically drained into Sevier Lake;

(8) the Uintah Watershed, comprised of the portions of Daggett, Summit, Duchesne, Uintah, Wasatch, Carbon, Grand, and Emery counties that drain into the Green and Colorado rivers;

(9) the West Colorado River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Duchesne, Wasatch, Carbon, Sanpete, Sevier, Emery, Grand, Wayne, San Juan, Garfield, and Kane counties that drain into the Colorado River;

(10) the Southeast Colorado River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Grand, Wayne, San Juan, and Garfield counties that drain into the San Juan and Colorado rivers;

(11) the Kanab Creek-Virgin River Watershed, comprised of the portions of Iron, Washington, and Kane counties that drain into the Colorado River; and

(12) the Great Salt Lake Watershed, comprised of the West Desert, Bear River, Weber River, Jordan River, and Utah Lake watersheds.

Enacted by Chapter 309, 2020 General Session