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Water Treatment
How your drinking water is treated in Southern Nevada.
Learn about one of the best treatment technologies.
Water Treatment
Southern Nevada water treatment facilites clean and maintain the quality of water through the following processes:

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's)
Safe Water Drinking Act and its amendments set the standards for public drinking water supplies. The EPA ensures that these standards are met.

Employees at the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) treatment facilities collect and analyze hundreds of water samples from throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

The Safe Drinking Water Act requires water purveyors to test for nearly 100 chemicals, radiological and bacteriological contaminants. SNWA staff members test more frequently and extensively than the Safe Drinking Act requires.