water wars http://ijpr.org en Water Rights For Bodies Of Water http://ijpr.org/post/water-rights-bodies-water <p></p><p>Does a river or a lake have a water right?&nbsp;</p><p>This question gets asked more often lately, as the drought makes lakes and rivers run low or dry, while nearby water users still get their water.&nbsp;</p><p>A California court just ruled that the pumping of water out of the ground must be regulated to protect nearby rivers.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.envirolaw.org/" target="_blank"><strong>An environmental group</strong></a> filed the suit.</p><p>It's the first use of the "public trust doctrine" in this manner in the state.&nbsp; Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:00:18 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 16614 at http://ijpr.org Water Rights For Bodies Of Water Klamath Water Settlements (Anew) http://ijpr.org/post/klamath-water-settlements-anew <p></p><p>Water and timber, timber and water.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The major environmental issues of our region usually involved one or the other.&nbsp; Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4275 at http://ijpr.org Klamath Water Settlements (Anew) An End To The Klamath Water Wars? http://ijpr.org/post/end-klamath-water-wars <p></p><p>For decades, farmers and ranchers have engaged in a bitter tug-of-war with fishermen and Indian tribes over scarce water supplies in the Klamath Basin. Now, government officials and stakeholders have announced the broad outlines of an agreement they say could finally bring peace to the region.</p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:25:56 +0000 Liam Moriarty 4200 at http://ijpr.org An End To The Klamath Water Wars?