Setting the Stage: Groundwater Guardian in Your Community

Get ready for Groundwater Week 2019 and celebrate Groundwater Guardian's 25th birthday! The Groundwater Foundation invites you to an afternoon and evening of activities at Springs Preserve just outside of Las Vegas on Monday, December 2 that will set the stage for a great week. From 1:30 – 5:30 p.m., the afternoon activities and sessions will provide you with the tools and resources to recharge groundwater protection and education in your community and be recognized as a Groundwater Guardian, including:

  • Peer-to-peer networking and connections
  • Sessions featuring innovative approaches to community-based groundwater protection and education
  • A tour of Springs Preserve to discover how groundwater helped establish the City of Las Vegas

The afternoon sessions will be followed by the Cheers to Groundwater Reception from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., which will feature:

  • A fun and interactive groundwater festival
  • Groundwater-infused cocktails
  • Groundwater-grown appetizers
  • Agenda (coming soon)
  • Hotel Information

    A limited block of rooms is available at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (3000 Paradise Road) for $93/night single/double occupancy, $128/night triple occupancy, and $163 quad occupancy plus $25 resort fee and taxes. These rates are available until November 8, 2019, unless the block has been filled prior to that date. Book your room online at or call 1-800-635-7711 and provide the group code SNGW9R.

  • Shuttle Information

    Free shuttle buses will run between the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (the Groundwater Week headquarters hotel) and Springs Preserve from 12:15-7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 2.

    Free shuttle buses will also run between the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino and the Las Vegas Convention Center (where educational sessions are held and the exhibit hall is located) during Groundwater Week.

Groundwater Guardians and Green Sites receive a special rate for the Setting the Stage event plus full access to Groundwater Week, all for just $175.

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