Ground Collapse and Fissures in the Emigration Oaks PUD (Freeze Creek Drainage Area)


Business Insider – The US has Pumped So Much Groundwater That It’s Literally Splitting the Ground Open Across the American Southwest (September 11, 2023)


Aerial and Ground Recording of Groundwater Depletion in the Emigration Oaks PUD (YouTube)



Ground Subsidence – Red Hill Lane (April 2019)


Ground Collapse – Near Intersection of Pioneer Ridge Road & Pioneer Ridge Circle (June 2019)

2000 Study – EID Hydrologist Don Barnett the Chairman of Weber State University Department of Geology W. Adolf Yonkee


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Utah State Engineer Hearing – Barnett Testimony (December 15, 1995)

Hearing PP slide



1966 Thesis –  Utah State Division of Water Rights Area Manager for Emigration Canyon Jack Arnold Barnett

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Artesian Pressure Main Canyon (1966)


Barnett - Stream Gain


EID Chairman Michael Scott Hughes on Lowering the Water Table and Dry Wells in Emigration Canyon: