United States v. Orr Water Ditch Co.

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20252
No(s). 3-73-cv-00023 (D. Nev. Nov 26, 2012) (George, J.)

A district court upheld a Nevada water engineer ruling allowing a city to change the manner and place of use of surface water rights. A Native American tribe filed a petition challenging the decision, arguing that the ruling was against the public interest because the groundwater underlying the city...