Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

No till notes: Water


Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over! Whoever coined this well-known phrase sure hit the nail on the head. Water, and the lack of it, has turned to the courts for answers on who has the rights to how much of this valuable resource. There are lawsuits in every watershed it seems now, and states are suing states over water use and availability. Irrigation wells have been shut off in some areas in an attempt to come into compliance with decisions handed down through the legal system. All sorts of schemes have been bantered about in an attempt to solve these complex water issu...

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