LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water officials aren't giving up a nearly 30-year effort to get state approval to pump groundwater from arid valleys just west of the Utah state line and pipe it to faucets and fountains in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's top state water official begins two weeks of hearings Monday on a crucial question in a plan for Las Vegas to drill drinking water wells beneath arid rural valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line.
Bureau of Land Managament scientists have given the Southern Nevada Water Authority the rights to build a water pipeline, even though environmentalists are opposed to the project. What did the BLM see in their scientific research to give SNWA the go-ahead?.
More than three hundred groups including ranchers and environmentalists are suing the Southern Nevada Water Authority to stop the 300-mile water pipeline. Other groups now suing the State Engineer Jason King include Native American groups like the Goshute Tribe.