2-year northwest Las Vegas flood control project is done

by Knowles Adkisson
June 24, 2015

Las Vegas, Clark County and Nevada officials on Wednesday lauded the completion of a two-year project to improve flash flood control in the northwest valley, plus a law intended to deter drivers from braving floodwaters.

The Kyle Canyon Detention Basin, overwhelmed by flash floods in 2013 following the Carpenter 1 wildfire on Mount Charleston, has been connected to an expanded network of underground channels at an estimated cost of nearly $17 million.


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