LDS Church to permanently donate thousands of acre-feet to the Great Salt Lake

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2023
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The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter Day Saints, one of the wealthiest and most influential institutions in Utah, plans to donate a pool of water to help save the Great Salt Lake. The Utah Department of Natural Resources, which helps manage the lake, announced the gift Wednesday morning. The donation amounts to about 20,000 acre-feet worth of shares that the church holds in the North Point Consolidated Irrigation Company. An acre-foot is enough water to support about two Utah households, depending on how prolifically they irrigate outdoors. [Related: How the...

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