Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Desert Beacon on Water Wars

Our Blue Sage friends weighed in on SNWA's latest example holding up the agency's long and ugly track record of going back on its public promises - this time, its announcement that it will accelerate destruction of the Great Basin by grabbing about 70 percent more water than the earlier threats.

Water Wars: Vegas wants a bigger slurp

The Southern Nevada Water Authority has announced a plan that would drain 200,000 acre feet of groundwater per year from wells in Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine counties. [LVRJ] Earlier plans called for a 125,000 acre feet capacity pipeline. And, what goes out isn’t likely to be “re-charged.”

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