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Southern Nevada Water Authority

Water Treatment Facilities

The flow splitter at the River Mountains Water Treatment Facilities

River Mountains Water Treatment Facility

Nearly 90 percent of our drinking water comes from the Colorado River via Lake Mead.

Once drawn from the lake, water is sent to one of two state-of-the-art water treatment facilities:

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Photos: Alfred Merritt Smith

A filter at the Alfred Merritt Water Treatment Facility

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