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Water authority cancels groundwater proposal for Las Vegas

Posted at 12:19 AM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 03:19:08-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — The Southern Nevada Water Authority is canceling a 30-year-old proposal to pump groundwater from rural Nevada to Las Vegas.

The decision follows a March order from a judge that deemed applications for the project illegal.

The water authority will focus on water conservation measures instead in what the Great Basin Water Network calls a victory.

Southern Nevada’s summer seasonal watering schedule starts in May