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United States v. Orr Water Ditch Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20155
Nos. Nos. 03-16654, -16941, (9th Cir., 12/14/2004)

The Ninth Circuit upheld a district court decision staying a Nevada State Engineer's ruling granting the U.S. and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians' applications to make temporary changes to two water rights set forth in the Orr Ditch Decree, a 1944 federal court decree quieting title to certain water rights in the Truckee River....

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