Previous Cases

We have vast experience in handling a variety of water related cases:


Bunker v Delta Canal Co., defend shareholder derivative suit

Coburn v Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, defend personal injury suit

Hamaker v Carbon Canal Co., defend suit over prescriptive easement

Hancock v Washington County Water Conservancy District, defend flooding claim due to leaking reservoir

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District v South Utah Valley Municipal Water Users Association, pursue forfeiture action re 4000 acre feet of water

Stander v Ogden River Water Users Association, defend challenge to client’s prescriptive easement


Tracy v Emigration Improvement District, pursue action against district for misuse of federal funding (qui tam)

Woodline v Upper Canal Irrigation Co., defend flooding suit

Arnold v Dry Gulch Irrigation Co. defend flooding suit

D&D Cattle v Carbon Canal Co., defend shareholder suit alleging inadequate delivery of water

Carbon Canal Co., general counsel.

Franco v Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, defend flooding claim


Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District v. numerous property owners, pursue condemnation cases to acquire property for 7 mile water pipeline

Womack v Strawberry Water Users Association, defend suit arising from injury at company’s construction site

Salt Lake City v Big Ditch Irrigation Company, successfully defend suit challenging ability to file change application

Haik v Town of Alta, successful defense of suit challenging water rights and development in Town

Vanwagoner v Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, defense of PI suit pertaining to water valve

Jenkins v Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, overturned court of appeals’ decision that had stripped client of governmental  immunity


Kearney v Whispering Pines Water Co., defense of shareholder derivative claim

Murray v Dry Gulch Irrigation Co., defense of shareholder derivative suit

Dannon Water v Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, successful defense of water contamination claim

Huffaker v Mapleton Irrigation Co., successful defense (no cause verdict after 3 week jury trial) of flooding claim

Sanpete Water Conservancy District, represent client in EIS process to construct large reservoir in Emery County

Springville Irrigation Co. v Hobble Creek Ranch, defense of change application