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NV water right holders have little choice but to sell, say water regulators

Jeniffer Solis, Nevada CurrentMay 13, 2024 After two decades of dwindling aquifers, landowners in northern and central Nevada are choosing to surrender their groundwater rights to the state in exchange for cash payments, and more are waiting in line.  Everyone from family farmers to residents in mid-sized towns depend on groundwater in Nevada, but over-pumping and …