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Drought talks could bring legislative showdown in Nevada | Las Vegas Review-Journal

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By Sandra Chereb

CARSON CITY — Everyone and every living thing needs water. The challenge in Nevada is how best to prepare and share when Mother Nature turns off the taps.

An unprecedented statewide discussion in late September about drought and water rights in Nevada could signal a looming showdown in the 2017 Legislature over water management.

The three-day drought summit and public workshops held around the state left some people nervous and others hopeful that Nevada can broker water solutions that meet the needs of urbanites while sustaining rural economies, wildlife and the ecological health of a vast and diverse landscape.

Source: Drought talks could bring legislative showdown in Nevada | Las Vegas Review-Journal

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