NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ORDERS FOR HYDROGRAPHIC BASINS

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ORDERS FOR HYDROGRAPHIC BASINS WITHIN NYE, EUREKA, WHITE PINE, AND LINCOLN COUNTIES

The State Engineer will hold a public hearing on proposed orders to designate the Hot Creek Hydrographic Basin (156), located within Nye County; Garden Valley (172), located within Nye and Lincoln Counties; and Railroad Valley-Northern Part Hydrographic Basin (173B), located within Nye, White Pine, and Lincoln Counties; and to designate, establish preferred use, and curtail new appropriations within the Little Smoky Valley (155A), located within Nye, Eureka, and White Pine Counties; and Railroad Valley-Southern Part Hydrographic Basin (173A), located within Nye and Lincoln Counties. Pursuant to NRS 534.030(2)(b), the hearing may be held in the county where the major portion of the basin lies. 

The public hearing will be held to provide notice and to take testimony on the proposed orders. The hearing is open to the public and will convene at

2:00 p.m., Monday, October 26, 2020

Currant Creek Community Center
Located at the intersection of US 6 & State Route 379
689 Fire Station Road
Railroad Valley, Nevada

Mandates issued pursuant to the Declaration of Emergency on March 12, 2020 in response to
COVID-19, and in effect at the time of the public hearing, will be followed. 

Oral testimony will be accepted during the hearing. Written testimony will be accepted until Friday, November 13, 2020, and may be mailed to the Nevada Division of Water Resources at the above address. 

The public is encouraged to read the proposed orders. The proposed orders may be obtained from the Nevada Division of Water Resources website at http://www.water.nv.gov, or by contacting the Division at 901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 2002, Carson City, Nevada, 89701, (775) 684-2800. A reasonable fee for copying may be charged. 

This Notice of Hearing on Proposed Orders has been sent to the county commissioners and all persons on the agency’s mailing list for hearings and posted at the following locations:

INTERNET WEBSITES
Nevada Division of Water Resources
www.water.nv.gov

Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
www.dcnr.nv.gov 

A Public Notice of Hearing will be published in the legal section once per week for the weeks of September 28, 2020, and October 5, 2020, of the Tonopah Times-Bonanza & Goldfield News, a newspaper of general circulation in Nye County; the Lincoln County Record, a newspaper of general circulation in Lincoln County; and the Ely Times/Eureka Sentinel, a newspaper of general circulation in White Pine and Eureka Counties. 

The Nevada Division of Water Resources is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to participate in the hearing. If special arrangements for the hearing are necessary, please call (775) 684-2800.