Desert farms in Utah flourish with water from Colorado River

              The Hite Marina and boat ramp are closed, as Lake Powell shrinks back to the Colorado River, on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. The second driest state in the country, Utah, doesn't contribute much water to the Colorado River as it flows from Rocky Mountain headwaters through Canyonlands National Park to Lake Powell. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
              FILE - Benny and Faith Martens float on the water at the Great Salt Lake on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, near Salt Lake City. About 27% of the water used in Utah comes from the Colorado River, with the majority of the state's water supply coming from other rivers that feed into the Great Salt Lake. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
              Crops are irrigated in Moab, Utah, Thursday, July 15, 2021. Compared to major cities neighboring states, Utah is less dependent on water from the Colorado River. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)