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Nevada State Water Plan
 
The 1999 Nevada State Water Plan was developed as a guide to the development, management, and use of the state's water resources. It provides useful information for understanding Nevada's water resources, issues affecting these water resources, and the processes for water planning and management in the state.

The Nevada State Water Plan is posted on the Nevada Division of Water Resources website at URL:
http://water.nv.gov/programs/planning/stateplan 
 
It is organized into the following Parts:

SUMMARY
PART 1 - BACKGROUND AND RESOURCE ASSESSMENT
PART 2 - WATER USE AND FORECASTS
PART 3 - WATER PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES
APPENDICES

The main body of the plan is found in Part 3, which presents a number of Nevada water-related issues and recommendations, including:
  • WATER SUPPLY AND ALLOCATION
    • Water Conservation
    • Integrated Water Management
    • Interbasin and Intercounty Transfers
    • Water Use Measurement and Estimation
    • Domestic Wells
  • WATER QUALITY
    • Nonpoint Source Pollution
    • Comprehensive Ground Water Protection and Management
  • RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECREATIONAL USES
    • Maintenance of Recreational Values
    • Water for Wildlife and Environmental Purposes
  • FLOOD MANAGEMENT
    • Flood Management in Nevada
  • WATER PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
    • Watershed Planning and Management
    • Water Resources Data Management
    • Water Planning Assistance to Local Governments
    • Water Education 
 
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