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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

Nevada Supreme Court Accepts Certified Questions From the Ninth Circuit Regarding Application of Public Trust Doctrine to Adjudicated Water Rights

In the long-running dispute over the waters of the Walker River, the Ninth Circuit Court [...]

Colorado Supreme Court Rules that Right to Reuse Return Flows Not Included in Augmentation Plans

On June 25, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court denied an appeal from Coors Brewing Co. [...]

Washington Supreme Court Exempts State Department of Natural Resources from Liability Under State Cleanup Law

On May 24, 2018, the State of Washington’s Supreme Court issued a decision narrowing the [...]

Colorado Supreme Court Extends Anti-Speculation Doctrine to Designated Groundwater Replacement Plan

On April 9, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld the Adams County District Court’s decision [...]