Montana Supreme Court Affirms Water Court Water Volume Ruling

(September 7, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT) -- HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court on Sept. 6 affirmed a ruling on water rights amendments, saying a water master correctly determined water volumes related to the rights (Barbara J. Benson, et al. v. Karen Hopseker, et al., No. DA 15-0760, Mont. Sup.; 2016 Mont. LEXIS 801).

(Opinion available. Document #95-160908-020Z.)

Barbara Benson and David Neumann filed applications in the Montana Water Court to amend their water rights claims to the Fisher River Basin. They also requested a finding of implied water right claims for...
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