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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The Water Conservation section at Red Butte Garden displays a variety of plants that thrive in Utahs dry climate on Friday, July 2, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Stricter Drought Regulations Aren’t Optional Anymore

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer March 15, 2022

  In 2021, 90% of Utah experienced extreme drought. These drought conditions extended from 22 years of drought across much of the western United States. Scientists referred to this as a “megadrought,”...