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The Fight for Water. Nevada Taps Lake Mead and Hunts for ‘Utah’ Water (As Nevada Drinks Itself Dry). Water Allocations set in 1922. The Issue – Where’s the Water. Las Vegas intersects three deserts: Mojave Desert Sonoran Desert Great Basin Desert Eleven Year Drought.

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The fight for water

The Fight for Water

Nevada Taps Lake Mead and Hunts for ‘Utah’ Water

(As Nevada Drinks Itself Dry)


Water allocations set in 1922

Water Allocations set in 1922


The issue where s the water

The Issue – Where’s the Water

  • Las Vegas intersects three deserts:

    • Mojave Desert

    • Sonoran Desert

    • Great Basin Desert

  • Eleven Year Drought


The issue where s the water1

The Issue – Where’s the Water

  • Great Basin Aquifer

  • Water Study

    • Dye Tracers

    • HydrologyTesting

    • Pumping

    • Wells

    • Modeling


The pupfish

The Pupfish

  • Endangered Species Act

  • About the Pupfish

    • Worlds rarest fish

    • Habitat Limitation

    • Preservation efforts

    • Number of fish


Geologic impact to utah

Geologic Impact to Utah

  • Possible dustbowl

  • Change in Climate projected

  • Jobs affected

  • Lake Mead Drainage

  • Lake Powell Drainage


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