Southern Nevada Water Authority


Goshutes Blast BLM Study On Vegas Water Pipeline

The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation plans to protest the Bureau of Land Management’s recommendation to approve a massive pipeline to carry water from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line to Las Vegas.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–08/05/2012

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Drought Means Lake Mead Water Level Will Drop

Authorities say levels at Lake Mead are expected to drop this year because of drought conditions.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–07/15/2012

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Work To Resume On Lake Mead Water Project

Two weeks after a deadly accident, work on the intake project at Lake Mead will resume.



Investigators Probe Death In Lake Mead Tunnel

Nevada safety regulators are investigating a construction accident that killed one worker and injured another in a water supply tunnel being built at Lake Mead.


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3rd Las Vegas ‘Straw’ Into Lake Mead Hits $5M Snag

Drilling a third Las Vegas drinking water supply line to the Lake Mead reservoir has hit another snag, this time in a connector tunnel.


Lake Mead

Official: Vegas Water Pipeline Still Years Away

Water officials in Nevada’s most populous city have one crucial approval in hand.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–03/24/2012

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Water Authority Seeks Input

The Southern Nevada Water Authority will hold three workshops this week to discuss the best possible avenue of a surcharge increase.

CBS Las Vegas–02/13/2012


LDS Church Opposes Water Pipeline For Las Vegas

The LDS Church is voicing its opposition to a proposed water pipeline that would serve Las Vegas residents by tapping aquifers in eastern Nevada near the border with Utah.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–11/20/2011

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Water Hearings Begin Today

The Southern Nevada Water Authority will make its case for a plan to build a pipeline that would bring groundwater from rural counties to the Las Vegas Valley.

CBS Las Vegas–09/26/2011


Water Pipeline May Exceed $15 Billion

The estimated costs of a water pipeline to serve Las Vegas could exceed $15 billion under a worst-case scenario for project funding.