Interstate administrative agency created in 1984 by the terms of the Upper Colorado River Basin Compact. Composed of commissioners from the signature states (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming) and the federal government. Has broad and comprehensive powers to determine the quantity of water used annually in the upper basin and in each state, and the amount delivered to the lower basin.
Division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources that provides financial and engineering assistance to local water agencies for development of water storage projects, oversees state water planning, educates the public about water conservation and administers the state’s Colorado River Compact.
State agency within the Department of Natural Resources that administers the appropriation and distribution of the state’s water resources.