Water experts address community concerns on water and LEAPS

Editor’s note; This story is part of an ongoing series exploring the proposed Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage, or LEAPS, project. In this article, Valley News will explore concerns regarding water quality and the proposed addition of 15,000 acre-feet or billions of gallons of water raised by those opposed to the project .As Nevada Hydro’s LEAPS project continues to move through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s licensing process, many opposed to the project are questioning everything from how water quality will be affected to where the group would purchase water should the need arise. But one water expert said those concerns, while valid for those who raised them, should not be an issue.Tim Moore, an independent water consultant and Basin Monitoring Program Task Forc
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