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Season 3 Episode 8

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Farming and Utah's Drought

With 75% of Utah's water being used for agriculture, we examine how to optimize usage.

Estimates suggest three-fourths of Utah's water supply are used for agriculture and irrigation. While the state's farmers have implemented new technologies and practices to optimize water usage, those investments are costly. We look at the ways Utah can balance a shrinking water supply with a rich heritage of working the land.

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Water Restoration Project

Learn how a multi-million dollar project is restoring parts of the Bear River.

A multi-million dollar project is underway to help restore parts of the Great Salt Lake's largest tributary. The Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation is leading the ecological restoration at the Bear River Massacre site. Learn how tribe leaders hope this innovative project will both heal the land, the water, and their own people.