Calif. House passes AB 1205, limiting speculative water rights investments. Agricultural associations oppose, citing potential hindrances to reliable supply.
Despite recent snowfall, the Colorado River shortage is far from over. One idea is for the feds to ban the watering of lawns and other nonfunctional turf.
The right to use a groundwater well in a New Mexico ghost town was partially forfeited, following a state supreme court ruling.
The United States has sued the State of Idaho over the state's forfeiture procedures for water rights on public lands.
The Grand Canyon Trust, an Arizona non-profit, is protesting a surface water right in Utah, claiming lack of beneficial use by Deseret Power. The power cooperative says it has no obligation to use...
Pre-statutory water right holders in Nevada have until the end of 2027 to submit proofs of water use. Prior appropriation and beneficial use are key concepts in Nevada's water law.