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Southern Nevada Water Authority


Video: Reflecting on 25 Years

Lake Mead

The SNWA was formed in 1991 to manage regional water resources. Play

Photos: Milestones

A flow splitter at one of the water treatment facilities

View milestones from SNWA's history. See

Finding Leaks

A faucet dripping

Learn how to find leaks inside and outside your home.


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Our Member Agencies

SNWA is governed by a seven-member board of directors comprised of representatives from each of its member organizations. These member agencies are:

Conservation Achievements

Thanks largely to community compliance with conservation measures and participation in water-efficiency programs, the community is continuing a trend of declining water use. More »

Molasky Corporate Center

Board Meetings

The SNWA Board of Directors meets the third Thursday of odd-numbered months, excluding special meetings.

The meetings begin at 9 a.m. in suite 700 of the Molasky Corporate Center, located in downtown Las Vegas.

If you would like to speak on matters under the jurisdiction of the SNWA, you may do so after all matters listed on the posted agenda have been considered. More »

Looking to Pay Your Bill?

We manage the region's water resources, but we are not your water provider. Find out who your water provider is. More »

Intake No. 3

In order to address unprecedented drought conditions and provide long-term protection of our water supply, a third drinking water intake was constructed and began conveying water in September 2015. Intake No. 3 will maintain SNWA's ability to draw upon Colorado River water and will protect municipal water customers from water quality issues associated with declining lake levels. More »

Water Treatment Facilities

Our water treatment facilities are designed to provide drinking water that meets or surpasses all state and federal standards for water quality. More »