Gov. Matt Mead described SF-74 as “flawed,””imprecisely crafted” and in need of “additional work” in his letter to the Senate.
Water managers face a dilemma; The only thing worse than too little water in Wyoming’s reservoirs is too much.
An audit of water development says officials failed to follow good-government laws and suggests lawmakers clarify who heads the program.
Wyoming could advance plans for a bigger dam at New Fork Lake, management of federal lands, and a lease that would enable development in sage grouse habitat.
Ten smaller reservoirs eyed for decade-long construction push