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Water authority cancels groundwater proposal for Las Vegas
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is scrapping a 30-year-old proposal to pump groundwater from rural Nevada to 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.
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