Las Vegas Water Decision a Victory for Family Ranchers

Outlet: Mike Clifford, Public News Service - NV

October 30, 2009

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – While the headlines have been filled with lawyers and public officials reacting to the state court ruling in the Las Vegas water pipeline case, little attention has been paid to the ranchers who filed the suit along with the Great Basin Water Network. Nevada 7th Judicial District Judge Norman Robison ruled the state engineer’s decision was arbitrary and an abuse of discretion when he awarded millions of gallons per year to the Southern Nevada Water Authority..