Nevada Federal Court Won’t Expand Water Recoupment For Truckee River Basin

Mealey's (February 4, 2016, 3:11 PM EST) -- RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge on Jan. 25 denied a motion by the United States and a Native American tribe to order the recoupment of water for parts of two years in a 20-year-old legal dispute (United States of America, et al. v. Board of Director of the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al., No. 95-757, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10128).

(Truckee-Carson opinion available. Document #95-160211-022Z.)

In 1995, the United States and intervenor Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians sued the Truckee-Carson Irrigation...
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