Letters from the West

August 5, 2014

Idaho Supreme Court rules state has control over flood storage water

The Idaho Supreme Court's decision in the case of A & B Irrigation District versus Idaho clears the path for completing the 27-year adjudication of 158,000 water rights in the Snake River Basin.

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."