FY 2016 Appropriation

The Technical Services program conducts water resource studies for both surface and ground water sources to adequately define the extent and character of the resource and to develop management policies and plans. It also coordinates the division's databases and computer operations.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $1,928,600 from all sources for Technical Services. This is a 9.6 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $1,687,800 from the General/Education Funds, a reduction of 1.4 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Intent Language

HB0003: Item 108

Under the terms of 63J-1-603 of the Utah Code, the Legislature intends that appropriations provided for the Division of Water Rights in Item 16, Chapter 5, Laws of Utah 2014, shall not lapse at the close of FY 2015. Expenditures of these funds are limited to: Computer Equipment/Software $40,000; Adjudication $50,000, Special Projects/Studies $150,000; Employee Incentive/Training $30,000, Equipment/Supplies $50,000, Current Expense $30,000.

SB0002: Item 155

The Legislature intends that the Division of Water Rights work with the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst to realign its appropriations unit structure to better match its operations.

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