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Parks and Open Spaces

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The City of Henderson is committed to parks and open spaces along with LandWell's development team. In fact, in 2007, Henderson placed among the top ten cities in the country that are fitness-walker friendly, according to Prevention magazine. This new community's planned parks and trails system will complement the city of Henderson's commitment to recreation.

The property is surrounded by the River Mountain Loop Trails, the Las Vegas Wash and the Henderson Birding Preserve. The entrance to Lake Mead National Recreation area is just minutes away. Golf courses are nearby at both Tuscany and Lake Las Vegas, The community will have more than 500 acres dedicated to parks and open space that will include multi-purpose ball fields, playgrounds, trails and areas to simply enjoy the outdoors.

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Geologic cross-sections are diagrams in which geologic formations and other geologic information are shown in a vertical section.

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The majority of the restoration work is removal of soil. After the soil is removed, more tests will be performed to ensure it meets the most stringent standards set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for residential development.

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Approximately 400 acres of the 2,200 acres on the property require remediation and clean-up. There has never been any industrial activity on the remainder of the site, most of which has remained virgin desert.  The evaporation ponds are now inactive.  The soil underlying the ponds will be excavated and transported to a lined and monitored Corrective Action Management Unit(CAMU), off site.  No excavated soils will be disposed of on-site.

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The site's soil will be analyzed before and after the remediation. Each home site will be retested again before any residential construction begins.

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A monitoring well is used to obtain water quality samples and measure groundwater levels.