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Warm Springs Natural Area

Environmental stewardship

The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and its member agencies employ environmentally responsible and sustainable practices, as well as comply with a variety of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.

SNWA works cooperatively with federal, state and local agencies to ensure mitigation or minimization of the impacts during development of water resources, including construction, operation and maintenance of water facilities.

By diligently following applicable environmental laws and regulations, as well as by using the latest best management practices, SNWA minimizes its environmental footprint and works to conserve and preserve the environment's natural resources for future generations.

Moapa dace in a stream.
Razorback sucker fish.
Southwestern willow flycatcher bird.
Vermilion flycatcher bird.
Virgin river chub fish.
Western yellow bill cuckoo
Yuma ridgway's rail
Moapa dace
Razorback sucker
Southwestern willow flycatcher
Vermilion flycatcher
Virgin river chub
Western yellow bill cuckoo (Photo: Rod Bailey)
Yuma ridgway's rail (Photo: Aaron Ambos)

The SNWA participates in several environmental programs that contribute to species recovery and habitat conservation and protection.

Through compliance and sustainability efforts, SNWA seeks a balance between water resource use and environmental stewardship, including species and habitat conservation and protection.

Have a question about our environmental or sustainability projects? Send us an email!