Nevada Supreme Court Says State Engineer Didn’t Apply Water Law Retroactively

(February 1, 2016, 1:49 PM EST) -- CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada state engineer did not retroactively apply a state water law that allows him to subject new water applications to an incremental use process, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Jan. 28 (Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Behalf of Cleveland Ranch v. The Seventh Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada, et al. and Jason King, P.E., et al., No. 65424, Nev. Sup.; 2016 Nev. LEXIS 6).

(Opinion available. Document #95-160211-021Z.)...
To view the full article, register now.