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Water District, Ranch, California County Seek Dismissal Of Federal Groundwater Claims

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT) -- RENO, Nev. — A Nevada water district, a ranch and a California county on Feb. 9 and 10 moved to dismiss claims to groundwater by the United States under a native American reservation (United States of America, et al. v. Walker River Irrigation District, et al., No. 73-127, D. Nev.).

(Irrigation district motion available. Document #95-150312-004M.)

The United States and the Walker River Paiute Tribe seek injunctive relief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against groundwater users outside the tribe’s reservation....
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