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United States v. Orr Water Ditch Co.

Citation: 42 ELR 20252
No. 3-73-cv-00023, (D. Nev., 11/26/2012) (George, J.)

A district court upheld a Nevada water engineer ruling allowing a city to change the manner and place of use of surface water rights. A Native American tribe filed a petition challenging the decision, arguing that the ruling was against the public interest because the groundwater underlying the city is overappropriated....

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