Nevada Federal Judge Issues Water Recoupment Order In Truckee River Dispute
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT) -- RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge on May 11 issued conclusions about what water diversions from the Truckee River in 1985 and 1986 are subject to recoupment by the United States and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians from the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District (TCID) (United States of America, et al. v. Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al., No. 95-757, D. Nev.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61460).
(Order available. Document #95-150514-017R.)
U.S. Judge Howard D. McKibben of the District of Nevada said that under applicable court...