Drought-Stricken Nevada Enacts Ban On ‘Non-Functional’ Grass

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The measure will require the replacement of about 6 square miles (16 square kilometers) of grass in the metro Las Vegas area. By ripping it out, water officials estimate the region can conserve 10% of its total available Colorado River water supply and save about 11 gallons (41 liters) per person per day in a region with a population of about 2.3 million.

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