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Henderson Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Henderson
Air Quality
Clark County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 136 200 28 1 0
2016 125 215 25 0 1
2015 138 204 22 1 0
2014 169 189 6 1 0
2013 157 192 15 1 0




Henderson
Water Quality
Lake Mead, Las Vegas Wash & Havasu-Mojave Lakes Watersheds
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 39 0 61
2010 na na na
2008 na na na
2006 36 0 64
2004 50 0 50
2002 72 0 28




Henderson
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Mojave National Preserve plus 2 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
13 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 3 11



Henderson Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 38 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 46 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 88 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 99 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 6 in 35 in



Henderson Elevation
2,450 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Henderson
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate
Earthquake 20% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Henderson
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Palo Verde (3) 215 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Henderson
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 5,478 5,915
HDD 2,557 4,662
CDD 2,921 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Henderson Area)
Henderson Area EPA Cleanup Sites


Legend:
Small green circles (older style maps) or multi-colored circles (newer style maps: click here for legend) indicate 1)Superfund Sites 2)Federal Facilities 3)RCRA Corrective Action Sites and 4)Brownfields Properties (EPA hazardous material cleanup sites defined at Environment link)

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