Since 2000, the region has lost 35 percent of stored water. Increasing consumption and decreasing supply put new demands on water.
This month, students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in the Roosevelt School District, are stepping up with creative ideas to help conserve water.
If each household served by utilities in the Basin used 90 gallons per person, per day, the region would save enough water to supply Las Vegas with water for two years.
Sign the 90by20 and you could win $200 toward swapping your old sprinkler heads for new, water-conserving sprinkler heads.
Gallons Per Capita, Per Day. It is a way to measure how much water you and your household use. To help put the region on a sustainable path, we’re asking communities to reach for a residential goal of 90 GPCD by 2020.