Proposed Southern Nevada Water Authority Development Project in Eastern Nevada
Water Right Issues
Revised: May 3, 2005
The following is a list of Utah water right issues which have been identified.
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Water Right Issues that need to be considered.
- How to quantify the amount of water each state is entitled to appropriate
Purportionate Share of Resource
Reservation for future use
- What springs will be affected
Measuring Impact on springs
Replacement water or compensation
- Diminished Surface flows
- Reduced Pump Head
- Salt Intrusion and other quality impacts
- Increased need for irrigation due to decline in water table