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Law of the River

Commissioners of the Colorado River Compact
Commissioners of the Colorado River Compact

Click here for a more comprehensive listing of Colorado River legal documents

Click here to read article about the legal history of operations at Glen Canyon Dam

 

THE DOCTRINES: Prior Appropriation and Riparian

Utah Case Law on Prior Appropriation Doctrin

EVOLUTION OF WATER LAW: Colorado River Basin

1922 - Wyoming v Colorado

1922 - The Colorado River Compact & Minutes of meetings

1928 - The Boulder Canyon Project Act

1944 - Mexico Treaty

1944 - Flood Control Act

1948 - Upper Colorado River Basin Compact

1956 - Colorado River Storage Project Act

ARIZONA v CALIFORNIA

The ruling was 5 to 3 with Chief Justice Warren abstaining; dissent from Justices Harlan, Douglas & Stewart. 

1968 - Colorado River Basin Project Act

1974 - Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act

1986 - Colorado River Floodway Protection Act

1992 - Grand Canyon Protection Act

1999 - Offstream Storage Colorado River Water Rule

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

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