What is a water conservancy district?
- Water conservancy districts are used statewide to manage water. Our community does not have representation on any state governing boards that manage water. A district will protect our water allocation and give us credibility and authority on a state level to participate in water management negotiations.
Why is a water conservancy district important now?
- A water conservancy district enables our community to secure and safeguard our allocated water for future generation through smart water management.
Would a water conservancy district interfere with current water rights?
- No. A district can help protect existing individual water rights.
Will a water conservancy district increase my taxes?
- No new tax will be levied for the first four years of the district.
Would I have a voice in the decisions made by the district Board of Trustees?
- YES! There are currently eleven members of the board, one from each voting district in Cache County, 3 at large members and one agriculture representative who is appointed by the Cache County Council.
Where can I find more information?