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$1 Million in Grants awarded to improve surface water in Nevada

With funding provided by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has awarded 11 grants to improve conditions of Nevada’s surface waters.

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Weir and Water Treatment System Inauguration Event

A groundwater extraction and treatment system, associated with the construction of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s erosion control structures (weirs), began January 2, 2018. Operation of the treatment system reduces perchlorate...

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Public Notices

Public Notice - DWSRF Silver Springs Mutual Water Company

Categorical Exclusion for the Silver Springs Mutual Water company Tank Rehab and Recoating Project. Public Comment period is from May 20, 2019 to June 24, 2019.

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Public Notice - DWSRF Verdi Elementary School

Categorical Exclusion for the Verdi Elementary School Consolidation with Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA). Public Comment Period is from May 20, 2019 to June 24, 2019.

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