Assembly Bill 220 may authorize Southern Nevada Water Authority to limit annual household water use to half an acre-foot, or 160,000 gallons, during water emergencies.
Nevada lawmakers introduce legislation that could limit residential use, buy back over-appropriated rights, and use science for groundwater decisions.
Senators ask for funding to save recreational access to Lake Mead
The local economy associated with the Lake Mead National Recreation Area has been hit hard by the drought. Senators are requesting funds to address the problem.
Grass for cash effort leads to impressive conservation in Nevada
Water conservation is a key component in saving the Colorado River system. Nevada is making impressive strides by encouraging residents to rip out grass lawns.
It comes down to seniority, says California about Colorado River
Six of the seven Colorado River Basin states have submitted a "consensus-based modeling alternative" to save the river, but California is holding out due to its senior rights.
Tomorrow marks the deadline for the Colorado Basin states to submit a plan for reduced water allocations from the river, or else the federal government will do it for them.