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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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOPS - BSDW - Proposed Regulation R049-18

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Bureau of Safe Drinking Water (BSDW) is proposing to adopt permanent regulations amending Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A for Public Water Systems.

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Notice Of Proposed Action – BWPC – City of Sparks Reuse Site

BWPC – Notice of Proposed Action – Application for a Groundwater Discharge Permit NS0095005 to City of Sparks (Permittee). Public Comment Period is from April 18, 2018 through May 18, 2018.

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