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Crossing The Line: Low Water Triggers No-Wake Rule Early At Newton Dam

Making waves can be a good or bad thing, depending on the context.

At Newton Dam it’s a good thing to a point, but that point was crossed last Saturday when dozens of wakeboard and water-ski boats hit the reservoir after the water level dropped below a yellow line painted on the boat ramp that designates the end of wake sports at the lake each summer.


And that made some waves of a different sort in the form of complaints phoned in to the state ranger in charge of policing boating at Newton Dam. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.