Utah reservoirs looking healthy with near-full water conditions

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s taken a little bit, but most reservoirs across Utah are looking healthy as they reached nearly-full water levels after years of drought conditions. As of Thursday, over half of the state’s reservoirs were over 85 percent full, with only three (Gunnison, Smith and Morehouse, Yuba) under the 60 percent mark. When all of Utah’s reservoirs are combined, they are at 84% full, which is a 32% increase over the same time in 2023 and 21% over the median. The following reservoirs are at full or near-full capacity: Big Sand Wash – 99.4% Deer Creek –…

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Mental health issues among teens have been rising for more than a decade, and some experts wonder how much social media use is to blame. If you’re a parent questioning if—and how—you should monitor the way your teenager uses social media, you’re not alone. In the spring of 2023, United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, released an advisory called Social Media and Youth Mental Health, in which he says there is growing evidence that social media is causing harm to young people’s mental health. Soon after, the American Psychological Association (APA) issued its own health advisory. The issue…