Kansas Appeals Court Affirms Temporary Injunction For Senior Water Rights Holder

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT) -- TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas state appeals panel on April 3 denied an interlocutory appeal challenging a temporary injunction against two junior water rights holders in a groundwater dispute (Garetson Brothers, et al. v. American Warrior, Inc., et al., No. 111,975, Kan. App.; 2015 Kan. App. LEXIS 23).

(Opinion avaialble. Document #95-150409-003Z.)

Garetson Brothers sued Kelley and Diana Unruh in the Haskett County District Court, alleging that their groundwater wells were impairing a well to which Garetson Brothers has a vested water right. The court appointed...
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