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Utah water-use data study underway

Two Utah engineering firms are partnering to improve th

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Federal court upholds state’s right to stop natural gas pipeline under the Clean Water Act

Last Friday the Second Circuit Court of Appeals sided w

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Long fought water pipeline dispute over Nevada-Utah state line will finally get a federal hearing

A years-long fight over a plan to build a water pipeli

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Skyline mine expansion starts water fight in Emery County

Skyline mine expansion starts water fight in Emery County

In late March, the Huntington-Cleveland Irrigation Comp

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9th Cir. to decide tribal rights to groundwater

9th Cir. to decide tribal rights to groundwater

As the U.S. Supreme Court pointed out some forty years

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What amounts to an obstruction of water rights in Utah?

What amounts to an obstruction of water rights in Utah?

In a recent case before the Utah Court of Appeals, neig

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Level of Service Standard

Level of service standard class action denied appeal

A group of property owners who paid impact fees (“wat

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Utah Quality Growth Commission

Utah Quality Growth Commission enters watershed fray

In late August, the Utah Quality Growth Commission serv

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Water Use Authorization not an Enforceable Contract

Is a Water Use Authorization an enforceable contract?

In a recent case before the Utah Court of Appeals, the

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Cache County Water Conservancy District

Cache County Water Conservancy District on ballot

For more than a century now, Cache Valley communities h

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UEP and TCWW in Fight over Short Creek Water Rights

TCWW in UEP crosshairs over Short Creek water rights

In January 2015, United Effort Plan trust (“UEP”) f

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CWR - WOTUS Decision Left to Sixth Circuit

11th Circuit: CWR decision belongs to 6th Circuit

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently dealt a

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HEAL Utah Abandons Appeal

HEAL Utah abandons Green River nuke appeal

Last week, utahwaterlaw.com reported on the Utah Court

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Change Application - HEAL UTAH v. Kane County Water Conservancy District

Change applications and existing water rights

A district court’s decision to approve two change app

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Navajo Nation - San Juan River

Navajo Nation closes in on water rights settlement

It appears that the Navajo Nation, the federal Bureau o

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PSC - Well Lease Agreement

PSC decision over well lease stands

In a recent case before the Utah Court of Appeals, a de

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USACE Jurisdictional Determination Immediately Reviewable

USACE jurisdictional determination reviewable

In an 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled th

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Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load

Total Maximum Daily Load upheld

In December 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (

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"Pay-for-play" Peer Review Legislation

Peer review legislation at issue in EPA petition

In a previous posting, utahwaterlaw.com reported on con

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Lake Powell Pipeline Route

Lake Powell Pipeline Project applies for federal approval

Utah State officials have filed a licensing application

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Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska

SCOTUS won’t hear 9th Cir. NPDES permit case

In June, 2015, the United States Supreme Court declined

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U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Clean Water Rule Challenges to be heard by Sixth Circuit

Recently we reported on the stay issued by the Sixth Ci

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USACE Section 404 Permit

Section 404 violation undisclosed in Favero

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) sets for

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Utah Lake/Jordan River drainage basin General Adjudication

General Adjudication of water rights in Utah

What is a General Adjudication? General Adjudication i

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Utah Water Law 2016 Final Update

The 2016 General Session of the 61st Utah State Legisla

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Algal Blooms

New Utah Water Quality Health Advisory Panel

In April 2015, Erica Gaddis, Assistant Director of the

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WQS

National WQS updated under EPA final rule

In august 2015, the administrator of the Environmental

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Lake Powell Pipeline project flooded by newly passed legislation

The Lake Powell Pipeline may have just received some of

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Peer review legislation does not comply with Clean Water Act, EPA says

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) recentl

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Water law legislative update 2016

The 2016 General Session of the 61st Utah State Legisla

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Clean Water Act section 404(f) “interpretive rule” withdrawn after NMPF objects

In response to objections raised by the National Milk P

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2016 EPA Water Law

EPA issues final Clean Water Rule, but Sixth Circuit stays rule pending further determination

In the spring of 2015, the Environmental Protection Age

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