Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Tribes

Shivwits Band of the Paiute Indians Tribe

Tribes

Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)

Settlement

Shivwits Band of the Paiute Indians Tribe of Utah Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Shivwits Indian Reservation

State

UT

Watershed

Lower Colorado Region

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Lower Colorado

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

1-18-2001

Abstract

Settlement Agreement: Shivwits Band of The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement (Jan. 18, 2001) Parties: Shivwits Band of the Paiute Indian Tribe of UT, UT, US, New Santa Clara Field Canal Co., Ivins Irrigation Co., Gunlock Irrigation Co., Lower Gunlock Reservoir Corp., New Santa Clara Field Canal Co., Washington County Water Conservancy District, City of St. George, St. George Field Canal Co., Bloomington Canal Co., Southgate Irrigation Co,. Edward Bowler. The Band will have use of a total of 4000 acre-feet per year including 100 acre-feet annually of groundwater (April 21, 1916); 2000 acre-feet annually from St. George Water Reuse Project (first priority); 1,900 acre-feet annually from Santa Clara Project (1890) and water from springs and run-off. The Band can enter into other projects including one for domestic water. The agreement provides for resolution of claims in Virgin River Adjudication, Fifth Judicial District Court of the State of UT in and for Washington County, Civil No. 800507596. Ex. A is the federal legislation PL 106-263, 114 Stat. 737 (Aug. 18, 2000); Ex. B is the Santa Clara Project Agreement; Ex. C is the St. George Water Reuse Project Agreement; Ex. D is the proposed decree and Judgment; Ex. E is an MOU between Washington County Water Conservancy District, the State of UT and the Shivwitz Band; and Ex. G. is an agreement for sale or exchange of domestic quality water. [Source: http://www.waterrights.utah.gov/cgi-bin/docview.exe?Folder=COMPACT_SHIV2]

Comments

Settlement Agreement| 198 pages.

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21878

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