But critics argue that if Sin City taps all of its entitled water, it still wouldn't be enough to meet its long-term needs. The dwindling water resources of the Colorado River Basin are putting more pressure on Nevada and Las Vegas to become even more efficient with the water we use.
Also, after a deep and prolonged recession, building is starting to rebound in Las Vegas.
Tim Barnett, a marine physicist at the University of California, San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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