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Smithfield Adopts J-U-B Engineers Drought Resiliency Plan

The Smithfield City Council voted to approve a drought resiliency plan from J-U-B Engineers on Wednesday.

Weston Bellon, an engineer from J-U-B, presented the plan and reminded the council of the situation northern Utah is facing.


Most of Utah is currently in the highest level of drought, exceptional drought. Cache Valley and most of Northern Utah is in extreme drought.


Bellon said the current situation is not unique, and that it would be beneficial to have a plan for water conservation and drought measures in the future. 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.