Opposition To New Water Pipe Didn’t Deny Water Rights, Utah Appeals Court Says
(June 21, 2016, 4:15 PM EDT) -- SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah appeals court on June 16 said a neighbor’s opposition to the installation of a larger irrigation pipe did not obstruct another neighbor’s water rights and trigger a claim for lost crop revenue (Clearwater Farms LLC, et al. v. Shane Robert Giles, et al., No. 20140575-CA, Utah App.; 2016 Utah App. LEXIS 130).
(Opinion available. Document #95-160721-001Z.)
Clearwater Farms LLC and the family of Shane Robert Giles own adjacent parcels of land near Lake Shore in Utah County, Utah. In 2011,...