Water issues set stage for 2017

The Churchill County Commission has submitted both residents’ and its concerns to address a planned expansion of the Fallon Range Training Complex as part of the scoping process.

While western Nevada and the Sierra Nevada mountain range weathered several days of heavy rain and flooding, the Lahontan Valley dodged a bullet with isolated reports of flooding in the Silver Springs-Fernley area and Churchill County. The days of torrential rains in Silver Springs worried residents who live near the Carson River. Combined with the melting snowpack in the Sierra, the river swelled over its banks to send water toward homes southeast of 9th Street.

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Source: The Nevada Appeal

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