Nevada’s Utilities

A regulatory agency that ensures investor-owned utilities comply with laws enacted by the Nevada Legislature, the PUCN oversees a broad spectrum of entities

Utility movers and shakers in Nevada continue to be optimistic as they strategically manage new technologies, increased regulation, customer growth and a changing portfolio mix of options. Regulations A regulatory agency that ensures investor-owned utilities comply with laws enacted by the Nevada Legislature, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) oversees a broad … [Read more...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno's East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered "the gateway" to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping … [Read more...]

Chamber network breakfast to feature discussion on water usage

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present John J. Entsminger, general manager of the SNWA and Las Vegas Water District, as the guest speaker.

Henderson Chamber to welcome guest speaker John J. Entsminger July 8 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present John J. Entsminger, general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Water District, as the guest speaker during a network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8. The event will take place at Sunset … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Heads Above Water: Nevada’s need to ensure quality and availability of nature’s sustaining resource

Most of us are used to having as much water as we need. We simply turn on the tap and out flows the water. However, those who work within the agencies overseeing water allocation must deal with the complex issues of what resources are available, how much is available and the price tag on ensuring that the supply meets the demand. Many Nevadans are concerned with the … [Read more...]