Denver Post Runs Family Farm Alliance Water Rights Column

What if someone suggested to you a new policy, one that would result in less food production, a loss of states’ rights and more federal control, less water for your household, for migratory birds and economic activity, and also would spawn endless lawsuits?

What if this new policy governed water in a way that left its distribution up to a federal bureaucracy?

Guest Commentary: The West’s water rights system is working

Here’s the September 2015 Family Farm Alliance report – The Argument for the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Allocate Water in the Western U.S. – that is mentioned in the Post column.

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