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Law of the River
THE HOOVER DAM DOCUMENTS - A more comprehensive listing of Colorado River legal documents
THE DOCTRINES: Prior Appropriation and Riparian
Utah Case Law on Prior Appropriation Doctrine
EVOLUTION OF WATER LAW: Colorado River Basin
1944 - Mexico Treaty (required the construction of Davis Dam)
ARIZONA v CALIFORNIA
The ruling was 5 to 3 with Chief Justice Warren abstaining; dissent from Justices Harlan, Douglas & Stewart.
2017 - Agua Caliente Tribe Vs Coachella Valley Water District (Tribal Rights to Groundwater Affirmed).
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT