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General Assembly passes law aimed at limiting effect of St. Jude’s decision

May 12, 2017   |   News

The General Assembly passed HB17-1190, which is intended to limit the effect of the Supreme Court’s decision in St. Jude’s Co. v. Roaring Fork Club.  Briefly, in St. Jude’s Co. the Court held that direct diversion of water from a river to a private ditch for aesthetic, recreational, and piscatorial purposes on private property, without impoundment, are not beneficial uses of water under Colorado law. … [Read More]