Candice Hasenyager

State of Utah Area: Remaining Utah Colorado River users and Director of Utah Division of Water Resources

Candice Hasenyager was appointed as the director of the Utah Division of Water Resources in August 2021. Hasenyager started her career with Water Resources in 2007 after graduating from the University of Utah with both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering. She has served as the division’s deputy director since January 2020. 

Throughout her career, Hasenyager has worked on various projects that support the division’s mission to “plan, conserve, develop and protect Utah’s water resources.” As deputy director, she has overseen the Planning and Development branch, Water Conservation and Education section, and served as the division’s legislative liaison. During her career, she has been involved in surface water modeling, hydrology studies, and municipal water demand projections.