Court upholds Carson’s Ash Canyon water rights

Nevada State Engineer LogoCARSON CITY, Nev.–The Nevada Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Carson City’s 1885 priority to water rights in Ash Canyon.

When Carson ran into regulatory troubles eight years ago, the state temporarily canceled the city’s permit to use the water. The city owns 60 percent of the water rights to the canyon, but because in many years the amount of water is very limited, that priority is important.

Read the complete story at the Nevada Appeal.

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