This plan to drain the desert aquifer to fuel urban sprawl at Las Vegas is getting pretty contentious-
Snake Valley water deal could kill Utahns, state’s top docs warn. Utah Medical Association presses governor to nix the accord with Nevada. By Patty Henetz. The Salt Lake Tribune.
Folks have seen the Austrialian dust storms overwhelm Sidney. Does Utah need to do this for Las Vegas?
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Past stories on the desert water draining deal.
- Snake Valley water split angers Utahns.
- Utah-Nevada water plan draws fire. The proposal would divide water from the Snake Valley aquifer equally.
- Utah and Nevada agree on Snake Valley water accord
- Proposed Utah, Nevada water accord could clear the way for Snake Valley pipeline. Water sharing » Draft calls for monitoring of groundwater withdrawals, delays pipeline decision until 2019.
- Nevada Water Authority shaken by growing push-back to their effort to drain groundwater from under the Nevada desert.
- Utah, Nevada nearing deal on Snake Valley aquifer
For keeping updated on this issue so important to Nevada and Utah wildlife and desert ecology. Great Basin Water Network.