We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Nevada Federal Judge Backs State Engineer’s Ruling On Drain Water Applications

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 1:53 PM EDT) -- RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge on March 13 affirmed the state engineer’s ruling on an application by a farm to use drain water from the Carson River (United States of America v. Alpine Land & Reservoir Co., et al., No. 73-211, D. Nev.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32553).

(Opinion available. Document #95-150409-010Z.)

Stillwater Farms Inc. filed applications to appropriate drain water at two locations on the Carson River. The Nevada state engineer denied one application because there was no water available for appropriation. He...
To view the full article, register now.