Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Alternative Title

WMAT Final Decree


White Mountain Apache Tribe


White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Settlement


Fort Apache Indian Reservation




Lower Colorado Region

HUC Refined

Little Colorado


In Re General Adjudication of All Rights to Use Water in the Little Colorado River System and Source

Document Type

Post-settlement court orders/ decree


Superior Court of Apache County, Az.

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Post- Settlement Court Decree, White Mountain Apache Water Rights Quantification Settlement Judgment and Decree, Parties: WMAT, White Mountain Apache Tribe, AZ, Arizona, USA, United States of America,, Arizona Water Company, Buckeye Irrigation Company, Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District, CAWDC, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, City of Avalon, City of Chandler, City of Glendale, City of Mesa, City of Peoria, City of Phoenix, City of Show Low, City of Scottsdale, City of Tempe, Town of Gilbert, RWCD, Roosevelt Water Conservation District, SRP, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Valley Water Users' Association,

Quantification of WMAT rights to surface, groundwater and effluent water rights and identification of priority dates. Leasing and exchange provisions. Monitoring, reporting, and enforcement provisions. Coordination with WMAT rights in Gila River Adjudication. Four Exhibits: Exhibit A-12.1 Waiver and Release of claims by Parties other than WMAT and US as trustee Exhibit B-12.2Waiver and Release of claims by WMAT and US as trustee Exhibit C-12.3 Waiver and Release of claims of WMAT against US as trustee Exhibit D-12.4 Waiver and Release of claims of US as trustee against WMAT [Source:]


Post-Settlement Court Document: Decree 61 pages including exhibits


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