Water legislation changes forfeiture procedures
|A representative from Echostar and Latens companies visits with Karen Dellos at the Emery Telcom membership meeting.|
Water is always a hot topic and with newly passed legislation water becomes even more interesting. Marc Stilson from the Division of Water Rights gave an update of the water legislation which effects Emery County water rights holders to the public lands council at their May meeting.
Stilson said the major provision of HB-51 is that it protects a water right from forfeiture if a public water supplier holds the water for the reasonable future water