An upgrade to water meters will allow the Las Vegas Valley Water District, and ultimately water users, to track their consumption in real time.
Most heat complaints to Nevada OSHA were about a lack of air conditioning, causing temperatures to soar and workers feeling nauseous, fatigued and dizzy.
An Aug. 15 deadline is set for Nevada and other basin states to submit plans to reduce water usage in 2023 by 2 million to 4 million acre-feet to combat drought.
Heat-related fatalities have jumped since 2010, increasing more than fivefold. Many were homeless, Clark County data showed and meth use contributed to deaths in 2021.
When air temperatures hit a record high of 109 degrees on June 10, NASA’s ECOSTRESS instrument captured even higher temperatures for street surfaces.
Everyone in Vegas seems to have a wind story this year. Maybe it’s a gust knocking down an unsuspecting pedestrian, a set of patio furniture ending up in a neighbor’s yard or dust covering your car.
The month of June brings a supermoon and a rare planetary alignment for Vegas residents. Here are some tips on how to best view them.
When the Las Vegas Valley experiences blazing hot summer temperatures, one community in particular – east Las Vegas — swelters more than other neighborhoods due to urban heat island effects.
Pahrump poolfish, only found in Nevada, have been successfully reintroduced to the Desert National Wildlife Refuge after months of removing predatory species.
Strategic vegetation clearing helps ward off wildfires during the driest season on record. Those fuel breaks helped contain the Carpenter 1 fire.
In the midst of extreme drought conditions, fireworks could be the spark that starts urban fires during the holiday weekend due to improper use and disposal.
For desert dwellers, there is more to staying safe during intense summer heat than just drinking water. It helps to understand exactly how the body reacts.
Zion National Park won certification to join Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef as parks committed to conserving and protecting its night sky.
Stephanie Castillo will be producing stories and videos as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media science and engineering fellowships.
Nevada has more than 300 species of endemic plants and animals, which are critical to maintaining the state’s ecosystem.