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November 4, 2013
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Carson subconservancy tackles water quality, supply

Carson City is ahead of the curve on water-quality issues now, while water shortage or flooding problems later require a regional approach, according to key officials at the Carson Water Subconservancy District. General manager Edwin James and watershed coordinator Brenda Hunt say city government stays atop water issues and has taken a regional approach on them as well, but longer-term matters involving supply and flooding won’t disappear anytime soon. Global warming’s depleting of Carson River runoff over the years, interspersed with flash floods when nature reverses course and high snowpack abruptly melts, will mean vigilance on water issues is a …

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