– Currently Pending with the Utah State Engineer Kent L. Jones 


Second Protest Addendum – The ECHO Association –  Download  (Google Drive)

Letter to Kent L. Jones


EID Water-Right Protest Hearing – Video Recording

Along with the Protestants listed below, The ECHO-Association presented evidence of the following (see video recording at 1:11:05):

  • Failure to comply with federal guidelines established under the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974;
  • Substantial structural defects of the Wildflower Reservoir;
  • Impermissible discharge and loss of 1-million gallons of chlorinated water per month since October 2003 (Utah State Code 73-5-9);
  • Operation of the Wildflower Reservoir and Boyer Well #2 by EID without valid operating permits;
  • Falsification of water-volume claims to the Utah State Engineer;
  • Construction and operation of Boyer Well #2 by EID with prior approval of the Utah State Engineer under Utah State Code  73-3-7;
  • Criminal interference with water flow under Utah State Code 76-10-201;
  • Impermissible sale and use of water rights belonging to the Mount Olivet Cemetary Association without prior authorization of the United States Congress;
  • Failure of EID Co-Chairman and Emigration Canyon Metro Planning Commission Chairman Brent Tippets to recuse himself during the Planning Commission meeting on November 15, 2018 regarding the proposal of the Butler Crockett & Walsh Development Corp.; 
  • Public denial of EID trustees regarding the proposed Gun Range and Wedding Development in Pinecrest Canyon north of the Emigration Oaks Development
  • Inadequate flow rate of fire-hydrants owned and operated by EID. 

EID trustees and managers were given ample opportunity to respond to the issue identified above (see EID response at video recording 2:32:12).

Stokman Addendum – Download

Stokman Addendum


Letters of Concern/Protest filed with the Utah State Engineer Kent L. Jones:

Protest Addendum - Final

First Protest Addendum – The ECHO-Association – Download


Protest Letter - The ECHO-Association

Protest Letter – The ECHO-Association – Download (Google Drive)


Protest Letter - Hogle Zoo

Protest Letter - Salt Lake City

Protest Letter – Utah’s Hogle Zoo/Salt Lake City – Download


Protest Letter - Jack Samuel Plumb

Protest Letter – Jack Samuel Plumb – Download


Protest Letter - Royal Scotsman at Pinecrest

Protest Letter – Royal Scotsman at Pinecrest – Download

 Comments Regarding Protest Hearing – Stokman

Protest Letter – Spring Glen Shareholders

Protest Letter – Pinecrest Pipeline Operating Company (PPOC)

Letter of Concern – Velinder & McNurlin

Protest Letter – Lucas, Elgre, Harris

Protest Letter – Barbara Babson & Ben Dobbin

Protest Letter – White (a44045)

Protest Letter – White (a44046)

Protest Letter – Walker

Protest Letter – Miyagi

Protest Letter – Simon (Update)

Protest Letter – Martin

Protest Letter – Kramer

Protest Letter – Davis

Protest Letter – Wheelock

Letter of Concern – The ECHO-Association

Protest Letter – Walker

Protest Letter – Gray

Protest Letter – Dr. Sarah K Hall & Jason P. Hall

Protest Letter – Armstrong

Protest Letter – Stokman

Protest Letter – McIlwaine

Protest Letter – Porcher

Letter of Concern – Trentman

Protest Letter – Sheya (Update)

Protest Letter – McCallum (Update) 

Letter of Protest – Sweeney (Ballanyne)

Protest Letter – Henchel

Protest Letter – Jordan

Email Correspondence – The ECHO-Association

Protest Letter – Craig

Protest Letter – Biggs

Protest Letter – Penske

Protest Letter  – Penske (Update)

Protest Letter – Terry (Update)

Protest Letter – Chris & Kirtly Jones

Protest Letter – Ried

Protest Letter – Palis

Protest Letter – Tierra Investments, LLC

Protest Letter – Kate  & James Bert Bunnell

Letter of Concern – Bowen

Protest Letter – Duheric

Protest Letter – Hallett

Protest Letter – Stephen D & Mitchelle D Andersen

Protest Letter – Sheya (resubmitted)

Letter of Concern – Mark Christopher Tracy

Protest Letter – Simon

Protest Letter – McCallum (Update)

Information Email – Andersen

Protest Letter – Sheya (Update)

Protest Letter – Terry (Update)

Protest Letter – S. Plumb

Protest Letter – Penske

Protest Letter – Sheya

Protest Letter – McCallum

Protest Letter – Terry


Background / Reasons for Concern: 

EID Protest December 15, 1995 – Emigration Oaks Buildout of 224 Domestic Units Will Impair Private Wells and the Emigration Canyon Stream “For Decades” 

EID Newsletter May 30, 1996 – Emigration Oaks Limited to 98 Domestic Units (Total Emigration Canyon Buildout of 700 Units)

EID Contractual Obligations to Provided Water Service to 97 Vacant “Standby” Lots (December 2013)

EID Trustee Meeting March 12, 2015 – Planned Development of 517 “New Connections

EID Trustee Meeting August 20, 2015 – “No Maximum Number of Homes in Emigration Canyon”


Large Diameter Commercial Wells Operated by EID (Water Right Priority Date):