Suburbs may hinge on water ...

Suburbs may hinge on water

There are 10 comments on the Azcentral.com story from Feb 27, 2006, titled Suburbs may hinge on water . In it, Azcentral.com reports that:

A Las Vegas suburb planned for northwestern Mohave County is drawing intense scrutiny from state and local officials who worry that there is not enough water for the more than 160,000 homes developers want to ...

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iblosted

Salt Lake City, UT

#1 Mar 3, 2006
aint enough water to surport , the planed developments, in mohave couty. the state knows it the supervisors know it, but I bet ya it will happen.

some times I think the time is coming when we will be acting in a different manner.
as in finaly getting off your butts and go vote !!!!
Todd Lorne

Québec, Canada

#4 Mar 7, 2006
Please give me your opinions on the real estate "BOOM" in the Mohave County?
Todd Lorne

Québec, Canada

#5 Mar 7, 2006
Are there any future water problems in the Mohave area?
Peggy Poet

United States

#6 Mar 12, 2006
I really get miffed when those blasted bulldozers have to scrape off every inch of vegetation, and the wind blows dust all over the place, the rain washes off the topsoil. They can be such greed heads, and want to pave everything.
Anything for the almighty dollar...I live up nar a mountain, and i have an underground tank, and I am a hermit..(sort of). I love the peace, and cant stand to see all the instant suburbs popping up. The first thing they do is pave, and pollute with light, and houses so close together, it can drive you nuts. I would rather live simply, on 50 acres than to pay thru the nose for a 500 grand home...I never waste water, and my electric bills are way low.
Todd Lorne

North Bay, Canada

#7 Sep 4, 2006
iblosted wrote:
aint enough water to surport , the planed developments, in mohave couty. the state knows it the supervisors know it, but I bet ya it will happen.
some times I think the time is coming when we will be acting in a different manner.
as in finaly getting off your butts and go vote !!!!
There is more than enough water to support these future developments. At present there is a huge acquifure running directly under Dolan Springs. These issues regarding water are just posturing on behalf of the township. Good Luck.
Gordo

Delta, Canada

#8 Oct 12, 2006
Todd, my name is Gord. I replied tonite in another thread to your request for more info on the property I own in Dolan Springs. I'll copy and paste it here too. By the way, how are you so familiar with the water situation there?

Here's my reply:

Hi Todd (and anyone else who's reading along):

You asked about my property in Dolan Springs. Don't know if you're still interested, but we're asking $28,000 and are open to offers. We searched all over Dolan Springs for several days for a one-acre parcel and finally hit upon this one. It's absolutely gorgeous, with lots of Josha trees. It's raised slightly above the land around it, so you have unobstructable views of Mt Mitten, Table Mountain, and the Grand Wash Cliffs. It's a five minute drive from the high school in Dolan Springs, close to the intersection of Maywood and 19th, just a few hundred yards off Pierce Ferry Road. The access is excellent - all the roads coming in from Pierce Ferry are wide and *very* smooth. The property has both power and telephone. Water is not far away, but in the meantime you'd have to get it trucked in. Fortunately, one of the two local water services in just a few minutes away. There are no washes on the property, and it simply will not flood. There is a home next door and two directly across the street. If anyone is interested, I can send you photos I took when I was there in January 2006. Just post back to this forum and give me your contact info.(By the way, we did own a 2.5 acre parcel in the middle of Golden Valley, but sold it because this one is waaay prettier.)

gordo
don hughes

San Mateo, CA

#9 Nov 1, 2006
Unless so called Americans start boycotting these developments by refusing to buy them and make the scumbag developers and their little buddies on the planning commissions EAT THEM, then we will all be in the path of development and the U.S. will continue to become a third world country that buys all its food and water from another country.The U.S. government is the ONLY one that can save us from build-out, and look how they've handled our borders and allowed developers to seize control of our country's cities and watersheds. The baby boomers turned out to be the most greedy, insidious, and materialistic people in the history of the world. The terrorists must be smiling knowing that America will destroy itself.
Rick Logsdon

Golden Valley, AZ

#10 Nov 28, 2006
The development that most people are talking about right now is the Rhodes development, Pravada, in Golden Valley. That development has already proven to the state that they have more than enough water for the complete build out of the 10 year project. Last word in July was that they had over 12,000 acre feet of water that is now set aside for Pravada. This is in addition to the water being used in Golden Valley currently and has not stopped 2 additional projects from pushing forward with their plans.

It is unfortunate that there are so many people willing and ready to spread rumors and speculation as truth because they do not want to see any development in the area.
Bob Anthony

United States

#11 Jan 14, 2007
I live in Dolan Springs 22 years. when the dolan springs water co. was sold to mount tipone water,thats when the water problems started. last nigh a big freeze let all the water out of there tank and the black flag is out. i always hauled water .Bob
John

Defiance, OH

#12 Jan 16, 2007
Hi Bob, I recently bought property in Dolan ,I have the water co. and was not aware of this sort of problem. Is this something unusual? Just how bad is it now? Are they out of water? Hope not..

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