Water waste investigators have intensified efforts across the Las Vegas Valley to enforce water use regulations. They could use the public’s help in the effort.
California, the Colorado River’s largest water user, has proposed cutting its use by 9 percent starting next year to fight the ongoing drought.
A new water rate structure that will impose hefty levies on the valley’s biggest residential water users was approved Tuesday by a Southern Nevada municipal water board.
The Las Vegas Valley Water District is expected to adopt a new rate structure so big users pay more when they use more water.
While the Las Vegas Valley is not home to any active volcanos, volcanic ash from neighboring states could reach our area and cause saftey issues, researchers say.
Three jurisdictions that provide water to valley customers are investigating more cases with more inspectors and assessing more fines than ever before.
After falling more than 27 feet since the start of the year, Lake Mead got a bit of a bump thanks in part to the August monsoon season.
The Basic Water Company can no longer supply water to its customers after Lake Mead’s surface fell below the company’s intake pipeline.
A memorandum of understanding between California, Nevada and Colorado outlines water-saving steps agencies in those states will take to deal with the ongoing drought.
Hemenway Boat Ramp at Lake Mead National Recreation Area will close from 8 to 10 a.m. to replace pipe mat for boat launches in light of rising water levels.
As lake waters recede, Steve Schafer believes more human remains will be found. He is part of a three-person team that has recovered bodies of at least 10 people since 2013. They do so to help families of the missing.
A firearm was found Wednesday in the area where a body was found in a barrel at Lake Mead in May, police said.
Authorities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area found human skeletal remains Monday night.
Lake Mead will head into 2023 under a federal water shortage for the second straight year as the worsening drought continues to ravage the West.