Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Tribes

Ndeh San Carlos Apache Nation

Tribes

San Carlos Apache Tribe of the San Carlos Reservation

Settlement

San Carlos Apache Tribe Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation

Reservation

San Carlos Indian Reservation

State

AZ

Watershed

Lower Colorado Region

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Lower Colorado

Document Type

Other

Publisher

United States

Publication Date

3-30-1999

Abstract

Settlement Agreement: San Carlos Apache Tribe Water Rights Settlement Agreement (Mar. 30, 1999) Parties: San Carlos Apache Tribe, US, AZ, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement & Power District, Salt River Valley Water Users Assn., Roosevelt Water Conservation District, Buckeye Irrigation District, Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District, Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert and Central AZ Water Conservation District. This Settlement Agreement resolves the water rights as between these parties in the Gila Water Rights Adjudication of AZ. Other claims remain to be resolved. Neighboring non-Indian communities will relinquish to approximately 58,735 a/f of surface water to the Tribe, provide storage behind Coolidge Dam on the Gila River, and make contributions to carry out these provisions. The Tribe has a right to 7, 300 afy with a priority of Nov. 9, 1871 from the Salt or Black River water. The Act addresses after added lands; effluent developed on the Reservation; metering of surface water use; annual reporting; excess diversions; provisions of the Globe Equity Decree; storage behind the Coolidge Dam; reallocation of unused Ak-chin water; leasing; water exchange contracts; rehabilitation of old facilities and construction of new facilities; urbanized lands; and allotments . The US will reallocate 14,665 afy of CAP water having a municipal and industrial priority from the Phelps Dodge allocation. US will allocate 12,700 annual of CAP water. Treasury has established the San Carlos Apache Tribe Development Trust Fund. Other parties’ rights, contracts and greements are acknowledged [Source: https://www.google.com/search?q=San+Carlos+water+rights+settlement&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a]

Comments

Settlement Agreement with exhibits: Total 291 pages; agreement 50 pages.

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21840

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