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August 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/25/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 34, pP35
The article reports on the 2008 Green Awards "Small Public Project of the Year" recipient City of Henderson in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is indicated that the city had undergone the challenge of converting 1.2 million square feet of land into xeriscape in order to save the city 64.5 million gallons of water per year. This was done in order to conserve water in the Las Vegas Valley as people have come to terms with drought. Funding of the xeriscape program through seed money from the utilities department of the city is mentioned.


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