Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Alternative Title

Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Water Rights Settlement

Tribes

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe

Tribes

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of the Yavapai Reservation

Settlement

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Yavapai Reservation

Reservation

Yavapai Indian Reservation

State

AZ

Watershed

Lower Colorado Region

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Lower Colorado

Document Type

Other

Publisher

Arizona

Publication Date

6-29-1995

Abstract

Settlement Agreement: Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Water Rights Settlement of June 29, 1995. Parties: Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe, AZ, US, City of Prescott & Chino Valley Irrigation District (CVID). The Tribe Prescott under a Water Services Agreement. The Tribe has the right to develop groundwater resources in accordance with a groundwater management plan developed by the Tribe for on-Reservation use. Reservation effluent may be used on Reservation or sold to off-reservation users. The Tribe’s use of settlement water on-reservation is unrestricted. Shortage management is addressed. The Tribe may develop a tribal water code. The Tribe may sell its CAP contract entitlement which revenues will be put in a tribal trust fund and which will be used to defray water service costs or develop and maintain water facilities. The Tribe is a part of the Gila adjudication. Provisions for dispute resolution; destruction of facilities; and cancelation of the Agreement are made. AZ will contribute $200K. [Source: http://www.azwater.gov/azdwr/SurfaceWater/Adjudications/documents/Yavapai-Prescott%20Settlement%20Agreement%20&%20Exhibits.pdf]

Comments

Settlement Agreement: 200 pages.

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21890

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