Spring Valley a flashpoint in water fight for Utah and the West

Outlet: The Salt Lake Tribune

June 14, 2013

Ely, Nev. • The Nevada state engineer should never favor one part of the Silver State over another while deciding water rights cases. But that is exactly what Jason King did last year by authorizing the export of 61,127 acre-feet of Spring Valley’s groundwater to Las Vegas, according to arguments presented Thursday in 7th Judicial District Judge Robert Estes’ packed courtroom.

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