How Reliable are Your Water Resources?


How limited are your Water Resources? How dependable is your water supply? What would you do if the water did not come out when you turn on your facet? Do you take for granted that fresh clean water will always be there when you need it? Have you considered how you will respond to continuing […]

How to Buy Water Rights


In the land and water rights sales business, one of the most commonly asked questions is, “How do I acquire and keep water rights?”  There is not a single simple  answer to this question, but there are answers which will help most people develop an understanding about water rights. “How to Buy Water Rights”   Is an […]

Food Shortages, Farm Land , and Water Rights


Water Rights, Farm Land, and Food Shortages   The twentieth century was one of the wettest going back several centuries.  Remember when no one gave a second thought to children playing in the water with the hose running in the yard all day? I spent many afternoons running through the sprinkler myself. You may remember when people […]

Water Shortages, Water Rights and Nevada’s Great Basin Water


July 27, 2010 at the Aspen Institute’s Environment Forum, Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt at the “Hot and Dry: Water in the West and the World,” told the audience,

“Water scarcity is an issue, not everywhere, but in some regions. The American Southwest is not one of those regions where there is water scarcity. It’s hard to believe given all the hyping in the national and local and regional press.”

Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Water Shortage Problem


Mrs. Mulroy explained that at the 1088 foot elevation level they could lose the upper intake for the water supply to Boulder City and 40% of Las Vegas’s supply. At 1050 Hoover Dam stops generating power. At 1000 Vegas loses the lower intake that would literally cut off 90% of the water supply to Las Vegas and all of the water supply to Boulder City.