Southern Nevada Water Authority's mission is to manage the region's water resources and develop solutions that ensure adequate future water supplies for the Las Vegas Valley. The company is responsible for managing all water supplies available to Southern Nevada. It also addresses regional water resource management and creates conservation programs. Southern Nevada Water Authority is also responsible for building and operating regional facilities to provide a reliable drinking water delivery system to public water providers. The firm manages and operates the Southern Nevada Water System, which began operations in 1971. Southern Nevada Water Authority is located in Las Vegas.