Montana Supreme Court Affirms Water Court Ruling In Teton River Diversion Case

(March 4, 2016, 4:43 PM EST) -- HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court on March 1 affirmed a water court decision involving water rights affected by a diversion from the Teton River (Charles E. Fellows, et al. v. Patrick Saylor, et al., No. DA 15-0392, Mont. Sup.; 2016 Mont. LEXIS 191).

(Fellows opinion available. Document #95-160310-022Z.)

Charles E. Fellows owns several water rights in Spring Creek that were decreed in 1892. He claims that Spring Creek is recharged by water seeping through an underground aquifer from a stretch of the Teton River...
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