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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 ...