Idaho Supreme Court Affirms Mitigation Solution To Senior-Priority Water Call
(April 29, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Supreme Court on April 26 affirmed an order by the state’s water director providing replacement water to a senior water-rights holder after it made a priority call for water in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer (Rangen, Inc. v. Idaho Department of Water Resources, et al., No. 43370, Idaho Sup.; 2016 Ida. LEXIS 135).
(Opinion available. Document #95-160512-009Z.)
In 2011, Rangen Inc. filed a petition for delivery call with the Idaho Department of Water Resources (the department), alleging that Rangen was not...