Can Las Vegas water grab of Spring Valley still be defeated?

Perhaps it’s not a done deal. We will soon see.

Forces set to resist bid for rural water. Snake Valley — and its ranches, tribes and park — has chance of defeating Water Authority request. By Phoebe Sweet. Las Vegas Sun.

Wheeler Peak in the distance from a spring in Spring Valley, Nevada

Wheeler Peak in the distance from a spring in Spring Valley, Nevada. Copyright © Ralph Maughan

One Response to “Can Las Vegas water grab of Spring Valley still be defeated?”

  1. kt Says:

    The most dismaying thing in this article is that the Federal Government under that champion of the environment – Dirk Kempthorne – have withdrawn their opposition to the SNWA de-watering water rights. Those folks who should be sticking up for water rights for Great Basin National Park or springs on BLM and Forest lands caved …

    The Bushies are willing to destroy everything … And lest we forget – this whole mess was started by Harry Reid and one of his quid pro quo Wilderness Bills.


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