Opposition Briefs Filed In Tribal Groundwater Dispute

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 12:03 PM EDT) -- RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Parties in a dispute over rights to water under a tribal reservation on Dec. 5 filed competing briefs against summary judgment (Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District, et al., No. 13-882, C.D. Calif., Eastern Div.).

California’s Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians sued the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), the Desert Water Agency and officials of both agencies in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The tribe says the Coachella Valley Water District is...
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