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Conservation Mandate Is Not Being Lifted

Despite a great start to our water season, there are no plans, at this time, for the Nevada Irrigation District to lift the 20-percent conservation mandate that was passed in July. Water Operations Manager Chip Close says it will likely stay in place through the end of the year…

click to listen to Chip Close

Meanwhile, NID’s overall reservoir storage is now at 83-percent of the historical average. And, thanks to a cooler and wetter October, Close says customers used 28-percent less water, compared to the much drier October of a year ago. He also says the district is about halfway through modernizing meters, to allow better monitoring of usage…

click to listen to Chip Close

Other conservation suggestions include taking shorter showers, drought-tolerant landscaping, and water-efficient appliances.

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