Colorado Supreme Court Affirms Water Board Is Legislative, Not Judicial In Nature

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 1:47 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court on April 6 rejected a challenge to the authority of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) by a water company, finding that the board is a quasi-legislative body that does not adjudicate rights or deny due process (Concerning the Application for Water Rights of the Colorado Water Conservation Board in the San Miguel River, et al. v. Colorado Water Conservation Board, et al., No. 13SA173, Colo. Sup.; 2015 Colo. LEXIS 292).

(Opinion available. Document #95-150409-007Z.)

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