Water Rights Deal Challenged

Two holders of senior water rights want to tell a state growth board that the Kittitas County government’s water banking plans will harm their rights to use and sell their water. The county’s settlement agreement with the Kittitas County Conservation Coalition, the statewide Futurewise and Upper County’s Ridge group involves changing county rural land-use rules to better protect the rural nature of lands outside of local cities from housing sprawl. http://m.dailyrecordnews.com/members/water-right-holders-want-their-say-claim-water-bank-hurts/article_1c9315e8-ecd0-11e3-a106-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=jqm

June 10, 2014