Blackfoot Valley Dispatch - The Blackfoot Valley's News Source Since 1980

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By Kate Clyatt
Blackfoot Challenge Drought Technician 

Conversations Around Water

 

Last updated 2/10/2021 at 10:59am

Blackfoot Challenge

If you've been around in the Blackfoot long enough, there's a good chance you've heard the words "Murphy right" or "Milltown right" thrown around. If you're an irrigator in the watershed, you've probably been affected by one or both of these instream water rights. Due to recent changes in water law, any surface water rights with a priority date junior to 1904 could be called in a drought year i...



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