LAS VEGAS – WaterStart is proud to announce Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) as a new member in its organization. Established in 1993, VVWD provides a safe and dependable water supply to the citizens and visitors in Mesquite and Bunkerville.
“WaterStart is proud to add Virgin Valley Water District to our growing list of members,” said WaterStart Executive Director Nate Allen. “This collaboration between WaterStart and VVWD is an important partnership that will continue to further the state’s efforts in addressing global water challenges, and we look forward to working with them to bring even more innovative projects to Nevada.”
VVWD tests its water for over 100 different parameters as required by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The District’s water rights portfolio consists of groundwater, surface water (Virgin River) and spring water.
“The District is excited for the many potential opportunities to partner with national and international water companies to improve the VVWD’s infrastructure and services,” said VVWD General Manager Kevin Brown. “Being able to find where others have efficiently and effectively pioneered providing water in a desert environment can only help VVWD improve.”
WaterStart is a cluster of global leaders in the implementation of water innovation. Based on the Las Vegas campus of the Desert Research Institute, WaterStart leverages the strategic resources and expertise of its network to evaluate and demonstrate the performance of water innovation. As a channel for innovation, WaterStart accelerates the rate of adoption of new solutions to real challenges facing water management agencies and large consumers. For more information, visit www.waterstart.com.
About Virgin Valley Water District
The Virgin Valley Water District provides culinary water to the residents of the City of Mesquite, Town of Bunkerville, and many visitors. The District is governed by an elected five member Board who represent both Mesquite and Bunkerville. The District’s infrastructure currently includes over 9,000 meters, 170 miles of pipe, six arsenic removal treatment plants, nine deep wells, and seven pressure zones.For more information, visit vvh2o.com.