Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Alternative Title

SRPMIC Settlement and Exhibits

Tribes

Akimel Au-Authm (Pima) Tribe, Maricopa (Xalychidom Piipaash) Tribe

Tribes

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of the Salt River Reservation

Settlement

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Reservation

Salt River Indian Reservation

State

AZ

Watershed

Lower Colorado Region

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Lower Colorado

Document Type

Other

Publisher

Arizona

Publication Date

2-12-1988

Abstract

Settlement Agreement: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Agreement of 1988. Parties: US, AZ, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Water Users Association, Roosevelt Water Conservation District, Roosevelt Irrigation, Chandler, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Gilbert,Central AZ Water Conservation District. Contains stipulations, sources of water, expected groundwater recharge, Kent water, Bartlett Dam water, spill water, contracts with cities such as Phoenix, limitations on use, CAP water leasing and multiple exhibits.Exhibits 2.17-3.d of SRPMIC Settlement includes a "Map of SRPMIC Reservation" and several cases: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v. US, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v. H.S. Aguilar, US behalf of SRPMIC v. City of Phoenix, and Town of Gilbert v. The Roosevelt Water Conservation District. Exh: 3 Amendments to Bartlett Dam; City of Chandler - SRPMIC Project Water Lease; Exhibits 3.e-3.g - the Gila River Adjudication and two cases: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v. AZ and Gene Hassell, Acting Commissioner of the AZ State Land Department, No. CIV 79-185 PHX; and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v. Salt River Valley Water Users' Assn, No. CV 83-2500 PHX WPC; Ex 3.h.1 CAP Master Repayment contract covers construction of the Central AZ Project and the approximately $1 billion spent on it; Ex 3.h.1 A contract among US, Central AZ Water Conservation District, and Chandler, AZ "River Water Exchange Contract - City of Chandler, Arizona," is made in pursuance of the Salt River Pima-­Maricopa Indian Community Water Rights Settlement of 1988. As part of the water rights Settlement with the Tribe, the US is required to contract with Chandler for the delivery, through Central AZ Project facilities, of not more than 4,278 a/f/y of CO River water; Ex 3.h.2 A water exchange contract with Glendale, AZ . It requires the US to contract with the city for 3,000 a/f/y to be delivered through the CAP.; Ex. 3.m.4 City of Tempe - SRPHIC Project Water Lease; Ex 3n SRP-RWCD Extension' Ex Amendment 1 of contract between US & Central AZ Water Conservation District for delivery of water and repayment of costs of Central AZ Project; Ex 8.1 Additional Stored Water Ex 12.3 RWCD Assignment to Cities -An contract with US, Roosevelt Water Conservation District, the Central AZ Water Conservation District and various AZ cities requiring the Roosevelt Water Conservation District to give up some of its water to the cities; project construction costs and such facilities as Salt-Gila Pumping Plant, Tucson Aquaduct, Roosevelt Dam, Cliff Dam, Buttes Dam, Hooker Dam and Reservoir, Charleston Dam and Reservoir and San Pedro Aquaduct. The is between the USA, Arizona, the SRPMIC, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, Roosevelt Water Conservation District, the Roosevelt Irrigation District, Central AZ Water Conservation District and several AZ cities. Goal is to provide Tribe with enough water to irrigate 27,200 acres of agricultural land and resolve all outstanding litigation. The annual water delivery requirement to reservation lands within the Salt River Reservoir District will be 65,250 a/f/y and, for lands north of the AZ Canal, 57,150 a/f/y. Water sources include that from the Kent, Bartlett Dam and CAP contracts, as well as on-reservation groundwater pumping.

Comments

Settlement: Total 859 pages of which 76 are the agreement.

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http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21834

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