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Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act Of 2016, United States 114th Congress Dec 2016

Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act Of 2016, United States 114th Congress

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Federal Legislation: Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016, in Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Title III, Subtitle G. PL 114-322, ** Stat. *** (Dec. 16, 2016). This Act authorizes, ratifies, and confirms the water rights compact between the Blackfeet Nation and Montana dated April 15, 2009, as modified to be consistent with this subtitle. The Act relates to the Blackfeet Nation’s water rights in the Milk River, Milk River Project, St. Mary River, instream flow rights, and rights in Lake Elwell and any water rights arising out of MT state law. The legislation authorized $422 million in funding ...


Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma And The Chickasaw Nation Water Settlement, United States 114th Congress Dec 2016

Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma And The Chickasaw Nation Water Settlement, United States 114th Congress

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Federal Legislation; Parties: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Chickasaw Nation, City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. Purposes, pp 169-170; Definitions, pp. 170-2; Approval of Settlement Agreement, pp. 172-3; Approval of Amended Storage Contract & 1974 Storage Contract, pp.173-5; Settlement Area Waters, pp. 175-7; City Permit for Appropriation of Surface Water from the Kiamichi River, p. 177; Settlement Commission, pp. 177-8; Waivers and Releases of Claims, pp. 178-183; Enforceability Date, pp. 183-5; Jurisdiction, Waivers of Immunity for Interpretation and Enforcement, pp. 185-6; Disclaimers, pp. 186-7. [Source: Government Printing Office http://www.gpo.gov]


Partial Final Judgment And Decree On The Water Rights Of Taos Pueblo, Usdc, Dcnm Feb 2016

Partial Final Judgment And Decree On The Water Rights Of Taos Pueblo, Usdc, Dcnm

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Court Decree: Partial Final Judgment and Decree on the Water Rights of Taos Pueblo: Parties: Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, USA, Town of Taos, Taos Valley Acequia Association, El Prado Water and Sanitation District, 12 Mutual Domestic Water Consumer Associations. Recitals; Approval of Settlement Agreement; Contract Rights to Water from San Juan - Chama Project; Historic and Existing Use Water Rights; Historically Irrigated Acreage; Municipal, Domestic, and Industrial Use; Livestock Use; Groundwater Rights; Disclaimers; Records of Water Use; Change of Use; Rights Held in Trust; Conclusions; Entry and Modification of Decree. 38 Exhibits: 5973-1 Taos Pueblo Settlement Agreement; 5973-2, Att. 1 Buffalo ...


Final Unified Decree For The Snake River Basin Adjudication, Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Falls County, Idaho Aug 2014

Final Unified Decree For The Snake River Basin Adjudication, Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Falls County, Idaho

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Court Decree: Unified Final Decree relating to all water rights in Snake River Basin. Contents: I. Procedure, p.1; II. Findings of Fact, p.4; III. Conclusions of Law, p.6; IV. Order p. 9; Attachments available on website:

Attachment 1: Snake River Basin Water System Map

Attachment 2 -- Issued Partial Decrees by subcase or basin number

Attachment 3 -- General Provisions by Basin

Attachment 4 -- Water Right Agreements Between the State of Idaho and the United States of America:

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

- Revised Partial Final Consent Decree Determining the Rights of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

- Water Right Partial Decrees

- 1990 Fort Hall ...


Final Unified Decree For The Snake River Basin Adjudication, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho, In And For The County Of Twin Falls Aug 2014

Final Unified Decree For The Snake River Basin Adjudication, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho, In And For The County Of Twin Falls

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Court Decree: Unified Final Decree relating to all water rights in Snake River Basin. Contents: I. Procedure, p.1; II. Findings of Fact, p.4; III. Conclusions of Law, p.6; IV. Order p. 9; Attachments available on website:

Attachment 1: Snake River Basin Water System Map

Attachment 2 -- Issued Partial Decrees by subcase or basin number

Attachment 3 -- General Provisions by Basin

Attachment 4 -- Water Right Agreements Between the State of Idaho and the United States of America:

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

- Revised Partial Final Consent Decree Determining the Rights of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

- Water Right Partial Decrees

- 1990 Fort Hall ...


Partial Final Judgment And Decree Of The Water Rights Of The Navajo Nation, 11th Judicial District Court, San Juan County, New Mexico Nov 2013

Partial Final Judgment And Decree Of The Water Rights Of The Navajo Nation, 11th Judicial District Court, San Juan County, New Mexico

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Partial Final Decree of the Water Rights of the Navajo Nation: Parties: Navajo Nation, NM, New Mexico, USA, United States.

Contents:

1. Jurisdiction, p.2; 2. Reserved Rights to the Use of Water p.2; 3. Reserved Rights for Specified Surface Water Diversions p.2, including a) Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, p.3, b) Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, p.3; c) Animas-La Plata Project, p.4; d) Municipal and Domestic Uses, p.4; e) Hogback-Cudei Irrigation Project, p.4; f) Fruitland-Cambridge Irrigation Project p.5; 4. Supplemental Carriage Water, p.6; 5. Conditions, p.7; 6. Diversions for Navajo-Gallup Project ...


Amended And Restated White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Agreement, Settlement Parties Sep 2013

Amended And Restated White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Agreement, Settlement Parties

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Settlement Agreement: Amended and Restated White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Agreement; Parties: WMAT, White Mountain Apache Tribe, AZ, Arizona, USA, United States, Arizona Water Company, Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District, Buckeye Irrigation Company, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, City of Avondale, City of Chandler, City of Glendale, City of Mesa, City of Peoria, City of Phoenix, City of Show Low, City of Scottsdale, City of Tempe, Town of Gilbert, Roosevelt Water Conservation District, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Valley Water Users' Association. Contents: Agreement 117 pages: 1.0 Recitals p. 2; 2 ...


United States' Statement Of Claims Of Water Rights In The New Mexico San Juan River Basin On Behalf Of The Navajo Tribe, United States Jan 2011

United States' Statement Of Claims Of Water Rights In The New Mexico San Juan River Basin On Behalf Of The Navajo Tribe, United States

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

United States' Statement of Claims of Water Rights in the New Mexico San Juan River Basin on Behalf of the Navajo Tribe: Parties: United States, New Mexico, Navajo Nation. Contents:

I - Introduction, p.5;

II - Scope of Claims, p.5:

A. Legal Basis;

B. Lands for Which Water Rights are Claimed;

C. Priority Date;

D. Categories of Water Use;

E. Subsequent Revision or Supplement to Claims;

III - Claims on Behalf of the Navajo Nation, p.9:

  1. Domestic, Commercial, Municipal, and Industrial
  2. Heavy Industrial Activities
  3. Livestock
  4. Historic and Present Irrigation
  5. Future NIIP Irrigation
  6. Additional Future Irrigation – PIA Claims
  7. Impoundment Storage Right ...


Supplemental Partial Final Decree Of The Water Rights Of The Navajo Nation, 11th Judicial District, San Juan County, State Of New Mexico Jan 2011

Supplemental Partial Final Decree Of The Water Rights Of The Navajo Nation, 11th Judicial District, San Juan County, State Of New Mexico

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Supplemental Partial Final Decree of the Water Rights of the Navajo Nation: Parties: Navajo Nation, NM, New Mexico, USA, United States.

Contents:

1. Jurisdiction, p.2; 2. Supplemental Decree, p.2; 3. Reserved Rights, p.2, including a) Livestock Water Use, p.4, b) Irrigation Water Use, p.6; 4. Water Rights Acquired under State Law, p.18; 5. Depletion Limits, p.22; 6. Allottees, p.24; 7. Limitations, p.24; 8. Disclaimers, p.27; 9. Jurisdiction after Entry of Decree, p.26; 10. Metering of Water Uses, p.26; 11. Records of Water Use, p.28; 12. Administration, p ...


Consent Decree Approving Entry Of Partial Final Decrees Determining The Rights Of The Us As Trustee For The Benefit Of The Nez Perce Tribe & The Nez Perce Tribe To The Use Of Water In The Snake River Basin Within Idaho And The Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held By The Idaho Water Resources Board, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho In And For The County Of Twin Falls Jan 2007

Consent Decree Approving Entry Of Partial Final Decrees Determining The Rights Of The Us As Trustee For The Benefit Of The Nez Perce Tribe & The Nez Perce Tribe To The Use Of Water In The Snake River Basin Within Idaho And The Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held By The Idaho Water Resources Board, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho In And For The County Of Twin Falls

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Post-settlement court orders/decree. Parties: Nez Perce Tribe, ID, Idaho, US, United States, Non-Indian Water Users listed in Attachment 1. Decree incorporates Special Master’s Term Sheet and partial final decrees for federal reserved water rights held by the US as trustee for the Tribe, for multiple use and for springs or fountains as well as state minimum stream flow water rights held by Idaho Water Resources Board. All Nez Perce claims and US claims for the Tribe which not found in the partial final decrees are dismissed with prejudice. Decrees were entered in compliance with Sec. 42-1411 A, Id ...


Order Granting Joint Motion For Approval And Entry Of Consent Decree Approving Entry Of Final Decrees Determining The Rights Of The United States As Trustee For The Benefit Of The Nez Perce Tribe To The Use Of Water In The Snake River Basin Within Idaho And Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held By The Idaho Water Resource Board, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho In And For The County Of Twin Falls Jan 2007

Order Granting Joint Motion For Approval And Entry Of Consent Decree Approving Entry Of Final Decrees Determining The Rights Of The United States As Trustee For The Benefit Of The Nez Perce Tribe To The Use Of Water In The Snake River Basin Within Idaho And Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held By The Idaho Water Resource Board, District Court Of The Fifth Judicial District Of The State Of Idaho In And For The County Of Twin Falls

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Court Document: Consent Decree Approving Entry of Partial Final Decrees Determining the Rights of the US as Trustee for the Benefit of the Nez Perce Tribe & the Nez Perce Tribe to the Use of Water in the Snake River Basin within Idaho and the Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held by the Idaho Water Resources Board. Covers off-reservation instream flow claims, springs and fountains claims, multiple-use claims and Idaho Water Resource Board Claims, and includes standard of review. Order: dismisses objections by DeVeny; grants Joint Motion for approval and entry of Final Decrees and disallows with prejudice claims listed in Attachment 3 of Consent Decree entered 01-30-2007. [Source: https://www.idwr.idaho.gov/water-rights/adjudication/SRBA/documents.html]


Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Decree For Water In Snake River Basin In Idaho, Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Falls County, Idaho Dec 2006

Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Decree For Water In Snake River Basin In Idaho, Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Falls County, Idaho

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Revised Consent Decree: Parties: Shoshone-Paiute Tribes, Idaho, United States, J.R. Simplot Company, Riddle Ranches. Duck Valley Reservation Contents: 1. Procedural History, Offer of Judgment. p.1; 2. Entry of Partial Final Decrees for Federal Reserved Water Rights. p.2; 3. Remaining Water Right Claims Disallowed, p.3; 4. Withdrawal of United States’ Objections to Riddle Ranch p.3; 5. Administration of Water Rights including tribal water code, p.3; 6. Waivers and Releases p.3; 7. No Establishment of Precedent, p.4; 8. Resolution and Finality, p.5; 9. Costs and Fees, p. 5; Attachment A, Consumptive Claim Numbers ...


Special Master's Term Sheet For Nez Perce Tribe Water Rights, Nez Perce Tribe, Usa, Idaho Apr 2004

Special Master's Term Sheet For Nez Perce Tribe Water Rights, Nez Perce Tribe, Usa, Idaho

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Settlement Agreement aka Special Master's Term Sheet, found as 1) an attachment to the Joint Status Report on Settlement Efforts and Motion for Stay, and 2) as Attachment 2 to the Consent Order entered on 1-30-2007. Parties: Nez Perce Tribe, ID, Idaho, US, United States. Agreement includes

Nez Perce Tribal Component: on-reservation consumptive use reserved water rights at 50,000 acre-feet/year with priority date of 1855. Allowed uses include irrigation, DCMI, hatchery and cultural uses. Tribe will administer on reservation rights pursuant to a tribal water code. Renting of water within the state is allowed. US will establish ...


Answer Of Intervening Defendant, The Navajo Nation, Navajo Nation Jun 1977

Answer Of Intervening Defendant, The Navajo Nation, Navajo Nation

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Tribal Claims: Answer of Intervening Defendant, the Navajo Tribe. Parties: Navajo Nation Contents: Answer to Plaintiff’s Complaint, I – Answer to Plaintiff’s Complaint, p.1; II – Affirmative Defenses, p.3; III – Affirmative Claims, p.4; Request for an Order declaring that first, the US holds in trust for the Navajo Nation sufficient water rights to meet the present and future needs of the Navajo people for irrigation, domestic, industrial, aesthetic, recreational, and streamflow maintenance purposes. The Order should find that these rights are sourced in the surface water and the groundwater of the San Juan River system in New ...