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The Great Salt Lake has shrunk to the lowest levels ever recorded. Through rigorous journalism, innovative storytelling and unique community outreach, the Great Salt Lake Collaborative explores solutions to save this critical body of water.

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative: A Solutions Journalism Initiative

We are group of news, education and media organizations that have come together to better inform and engage the public about the crisis facing the Great Salt Lake — and what can be done to make a difference before it is too late.


Latest News

04-19-2024 by Ben Winslow

DAMMERON VALLEY, Utah — The deserts of southwestern Utah make a good place to grow wine-making grapes. "We're lucky to have a good source...

KSL NewsRadio

04-19-2024 by Adam Small

SALT LAKE CITY — In a couple of months, the Great Salt Lake has a chance of reaching its healthy range for the first time in over a decade...


04-19-2024 by Mike Anderson and Michael Houck

LAYTON — While Utah did not have a record water year this year, water managers say there is so much water that some is being sent into the G...


04-17-2024 by Ryan Aston

WEST HAVEN — House Bill 453, which establishes new parameters for mineral extraction companies operating on the Great Salt Lake, was signed...

Amplify Utah

04-17-2024 by Vanessa Hudson

They meet with alfalfa farmers, lobby lawmakers and talk easily about the impact of Great Salt Lake on the economy — all while thinking abou...

Deseret News

04-16-2024 by Amy Joi O’Donoghue

Plan tackles a number of ways to help the ailing saline body of water, basin The Utah Division of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclam...

04-11-2024 by Carter Williams

SALT LAKE CITY — The Great Salt Lake was already expected to receive a strong boost from this year's snowpack, but projected inflows are now...

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