Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho


Nez Perce Tribe Water Rights Settlement


Nez Perce Indian Reservation




Pacific Northwest Region

HUC Refined

Columbia River Basin, Snake River


In re Snake River Basin Adjudication, No. 39576, Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Falls County, Idaho

Document Type

Post-settlement court orders/ decree


District Court of the Fifth Judicial District of the State of Idaho in and for the County of Twin Falls

Publication Date



Court Document: Consent Decree Approving Entry of Partial Final Decrees Determining the Rights of the US as Trustee for the Benefit of the Nez Perce Tribe & the Nez Perce Tribe to the Use of Water in the Snake River Basin within Idaho and the Partial Final Decrees Determining Minimum Stream Flow Water Rights Held by the Idaho Water Resources Board. Covers off-reservation instream flow claims, springs and fountains claims, multiple-use claims and Idaho Water Resource Board Claims, and includes standard of review. Order: dismisses objections by DeVeny; grants Joint Motion for approval and entry of Final Decrees and disallows with prejudice claims listed in Attachment 3 of Consent Decree entered 01-30-2007. [Source:]


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