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Money from fees used for groundwater protection
Revenue from the annual fee paid by well users provides funding for activities that protect the Las Vegas groundwater basin, as well as programs that benefit well users and owners. More »
Abandoned wells need to be plugged
Abandoned or unused wells pose a significant risk to groundwater quality. As wells age, the chance of a casing failure increases, potentially allowing contamination of the drinking-water aquifer. The Plugging and Abandonment Program was designed to help protect groundwater resources by properly sealing unused wells for free. Report an abandoned well »
Proper well maintenance can protect the groundwater supply
You can help protect the groundwater supply by becoming knowledgeable about how your well works, taking steps to protect your well from contamination and checking the quality of your well water periodically. More »
Sub-meter program helps well owners monitor, conserve
The well sub-meter assistance program will help both community and domestic well users monitor their water use to ensure they are within their allocation. More »
Get financial help connecting to municipal water
The SNWA Well Conversion Grant Program offers assistance to well users who are required by the Nevada State Engineer to connect to a municipal water system. It's also available to well users who volunteer to connect. The program awards grants that pay up to 85 percent of offsite connection costs and $500 towards onsite connection costs. More »
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Groundwater Foundation recognizes Las Vegas GMP
The Las Vegas Valley Groundwater Management Program has been designated a Groundwater Guardian every year since 2000. It is the first and only community in Nevada to receive the Groundwater Guardian designation. More »

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