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Water Storage Carryover Looks Good Near Winter

Despite the hottest summer in modern history, water storage carryover from the second-wettest winter on record remains healthy in the Nevada Irrigation District, as we approach the next rainy season. NID Operations Manager Chip Close says storage from all reservoirs is at 184,000 acre feet…

click to listen to Chip Close

Meanwhile, Close says conservation has remained strong, while it’s been mostly dry even through October. He says even though there are no longer any state mandates, NID customers used 16% less water, compared to the 2013 base year…

click to listen to Chip Close

Close says the savings is equivalent to 435 million gallons. He says customers have adapted to less lawn watering as a way of life, using more water-efficient landscaping.

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