Objectives tagged with "Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)"

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.3

Support compact development and regulations that help the Southern Nevada Water Authority achieve water conservation goals and encourage reduction in water consumption.

Sub-Objectives
5.3.1

Support a variety of regulations by local governments to promote efficient use of water resources (e.g., turf restrictions, plumbing code requirement for high efficiency fixtures, etc.).

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.3.2

Continue to encourage the use of incentives to manage and reduce overall water use (e.g., providing rebates on water efficient technologies program).

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    SNWA rebates for businesses include the Water Smart Landscapes rebate, Smart Irrigation Controller Rebate Coupon, and Water Efficient Technologies incentive program; The Water Smart Landscape Rebate offers businesses money for removing grass and replacing it with water-efficient landscaping; SNWA offers financial incentives to commercial and multifamily property owners who install water-efficient devices and fixtures through the Water Efficient Technologies program; SNWA provided more than 5,000 conservation rebates saving the community over 320 million gallons per year in last year
5.3.3

Continue and expand education and outreach programs to improve water efficiency (e.g., school programs) and reduce water consumption during peak usage times of day and year.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    SNWA Water Smart commercials; Water usage restrictions instituted by SNWA and jurisdictions to limit use during peak times; SNWA created youth education program that provides training materials to teachers to inform youth on water issues; SNWA Youth Advisory Council allows high school students to provide perspective on water issues; SNWA Deputy Drip presentations available to K-2 students; SNWA Desert Discovery newsletter free to elementary schools; SNWA Water Education Institute offers teachers PDE credits
5.3.4

Consider local government adoption of ordinance or other code restricting water usage during peak usage times of day and year to enhance enforcement efforts.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.3.5

Continue SNWA, Las Vegas Valley Water District and local government adoption of progressive/tiered water pricing structure based on quantity and use.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.3.6

Encourage all new golf courses to use recycled water and submit drought-tolerant landscape and irrigation plans.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.3.7

Objective 5.4

Increase water quality and decrease wastewater and dry weather urban runoff while encouraging recycled water reuse strategies.

Sub-Objectives
5.4.2

Encourage adoption of ordinance or other code for new and existing commercial businesses with water intensive uses that regulate/restrict water usage and provide other minimum standards. For example, consider requiring commercial car washes to recycle water on-site or send it to a wastewater treatment facility, where it can be cleaned and returned to the water cycle.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.4.3

Promote sustainable water practices among businesses, such as dry cleaners, gas stations, hotels and other similar uses.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.4.4

Work toward meeting or surpassing federal, state and local water quality requirements.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Southern Nevada's municipal water supply meets or surpasses all federal Safe Drinking Water Act Standards.

Objective 5.5

Promote energy efficiency to reduce regional and local energy demand.

Sub-Objectives
5.5.4

Promote the use of electric vehicles in local and state government fleets.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.5.5

Incentivize the construction of electric vehicle charging stations in local government zoning codes by offering parking reductions and other zoning-related incentives.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
5.5.6

Expand incentive programs to include retrofits for existing commercial and residential structures for both energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 5.6

Increase supply of regionally generated solar energy.

Sub-Objectives
5.6.5

Incentivize utility-scale renewable energy projects

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Governor's Office of Energy incentives large-scale solar through its Renewable Energy Tax Abatement Program; Three large-scale projects received tax abatements in Clark County

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 2

Connect and enhance bike and pedestrian facilities throughout the region.

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Objective 2.1

Implement policies and design concepts that encourage safety and ease of movement for pedestrians and cyclists.

Sub-Objectives
2.1.7

Establish an off-street bicycle parking policy which considers security, placement, quality of facilities, and provision of signs directing bicyclists to the parking facilities.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    Club Ride will check with member employers to assess bike-friendly work environments (showers, lockers, etc.). The data collected will then be provided to the Bicycle and Community Outreach Coordinator.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Clark County (CC), City of North Las Vegas (CNLV), and City of Henderson (COH) all incentize bike parking; CNLV and COH have required bike parking (for new development); RTC's Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan includes developing bike parking policy as a recommendation; CC Parking Study includes bike parking recommendations (though study has yet to be adopted)

Build Capacity for Education Goal 1

Continue to expand public engagement and equitable access to community engagement.

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Objective 1.2

Innovate and improve public-sector-led public engagement efforts.

Sub-Objectives
1.2.1

Develop and maintain partnerships with communities through formal and informal contact, including community leaders, established business groups, non profits and social service agencies.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term