Court Backs Farmers in Water Rights

Court sides with farmers that challenged a water agreement and the ruling will make it more difficult for California's booming cities to get the water they need.

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August 22, 2000, 8:30 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The state Supreme Court on Monday sided with a group of farmers that challenged an agreement between farmers and cities to limit water use in the parched Mojave River Basin."" This preserves the farmers' position at basically the top of the water chain...[c]ities do take a back seat."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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