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Our mission is to preserve and enhance the environment of the State in order to protect public health, sustain healthy ecosystems, and contribute to a vibrant economy.


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 Proposed Action - BMRR - Mount Hope Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for Renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2008106. Public comment period is form 05/24/2018 to 06/23/2018.

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Notice of Decision – BMRR - Pan Mine

BMRR - Notice of Final Decision - Issue Renewed Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2012107 to Pan Mine

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