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This paper examines the current state of water rights in the Nooksack watershed, specifically looking at stakeholders such as the Lummi Nation, Nooksack Indian Tribe, and local farmers. I then go on to explore what an adjudication of water rights is, its process, and how it will be used in the Nooksack watershed to create an inventory of water users in the area. Finally, I explore the possible effects that adjudication might have on the different stakeholder groups and how they might respond to it.
Ledsham, Emma, "Whose Water is it Anyway?: The Adjudication of Water Rights in the Nooksack Watershed" (2021). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 474.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Water rights--Legal status, laws, etc.--Washington (State)--Nooksack River Watershed; Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc.--Washington (State)--Nooksack River Watershed; Water in agriculture--Legal status, laws, etc.--Washington (State)--Nooksack River Watershed
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Nooksack River Watershed (Wash.)
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