The Colorado River provides 90 percent of the water supply for southern Nevada. When it comes to conserving our most precious natural resource, southern Nevada is setting the standard for the rest of the country and the world. Even though the population in southern Nevada increased by 745,000 residents from 2002 - 2021, water consumption decreased by 48 percent per capita during this period.
The Colorado River Commission of Nevada (CRCNV) supports the robust conservation and education programs of the Southern Nevada Water Authority and its member agencies. Some of the recent key water conservation achievements include:
For more information on southern Nevada’s water conservation programs and ways you can help, visit these websites: