Urbanization and Water Conservation in Las Vegas Valley, Nevada

@inproceedings{Morris1997UrbanizationAW,
  title={Urbanization and Water Conservation in Las Vegas Valley, Nevada},
  author={Russell L. Morris and Dale A. Devitt and Alice M. Crites and George W. Borden and Lynn N. Allen},
  year={1997}
}
By the year 2010 southern Nevada, which is one of the fastest-growing urban centers in the West, will have committed nearly 100% of its water resources. Early in its history, Las Vegas developed a reputation for high per capita water use compared to other major cities in the arid West. This arose from a belief by its residents that the valley was situated on an inexhaustible supply of water, enticements by the state to drill wells for urban development, the attraction of tourists, and a lack of… CONTINUE READING

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