Legal Alert - Utah Legislative Update: 2015 Water Law Legislation


by Graham J. Gilbert

This year the Utah Legislature took action on two water law issues that it has struggled with for several years—the authority of the State Engineer to consider forfeiture during review of change applications and the rights of nonowners to file change applications. These are familiar issues in Utah water law, but they arose this year because of two 2011 Utah Supreme Court decisions.

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