Arizona Supreme Court Says County Can’t Object To Water Rights Transfer

(November 13, 2015, 12:03 PM EST) -- PHOENIX — In a case of first impression, the Arizona Supreme Court on Nov. 12 said a county cannot challenge the severance and transfer of water rights when the county’s rights are not affected and said the county is not a proper “interested party” to object to such a transfer (Arizona Department of Water Resources, et al. v. Hon. Crane McClennen, et al., No. CV-15-0223-SA, Ariz. Sup.).

(Arizona opinion available. Document #95-151210-003Z.)

The high court said an “interested party” objecting to a severance of water rights...
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