Drought leads to water restrictions in S. Utah

Southern Utah

St. George, Utah • Spurred by ongoing drought conditions that have greatly diminished water levels in the Virgin River and its tributaries, many farmers and residents in southern Utah will no longer be able to use water from the river.

The Spectrum of St. George reports (http://bit.ly/1yrttmE) that only people with water rights going dating back earlier than 1900 will be able to divert water to irrigate crops, grow pastures and give animals drinking water.

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