Indian Water Rights in Idaho

by Thomas S. Longley, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Research Prof.; Agr. Engrg., Research & Extension Center, Univ. of Idaho, Aberdeen, Idaho,

Serial Information: Journal of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 2, Pg. 439-449

Document Type: Journal Paper


Indian water rights are becoming ever more important in water resources planning. A brief history of Indian water rights litigation is presented along with an analysis and interpretation of the importance of each case. Idaho Indian water rights are also discussed, centering on the Shoshone-Bannock tribes at Fort Hall in southeastern Idaho.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Water rights | History | Litigation | Light rail transit | Idaho | United States

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