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Southern Nevada Water Authority


Video: Las Vegas Wash


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Photos: Sustainability Projects


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Imploded Vegas Hotels Get Second Life Protecting the Las Vegas Wash

Erosion is one of the biggest challenges facing the Las Vegas Wash. In order to protect the banks and help slow the flow of water, erosion control structures composed of concrete debris from hotel implosions have been installed along the Wash. More »

Hydroelectric Turbines

We have developed hydropower projects at three Rate of Flow Control Stations (ROFCS) in Las Vegas and Henderson. More »

Warm Springs Natural Area

Warm Springs Natural Area

Located approximately seven miles northwest of Moapa, the Warm Springs Natural Area contains nearly two dozen springs which form the headwaters of the Muddy River. SNWA serves as an environmental steward of the area.
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Molasky Corporate Center

Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Molasky Corporate Center (MCC) is an environmentally friendly, LEED certified office building and home to SNWA. More »

Endangered Species

We monitor a variety of federally listed, threatened or endangered species in order to ensure our compliance with the Endangered Species Act. More »