||Montana Water Law Problems.
Ston, Albert W. ;
||Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Water Resources Research Center.
||Rept. no. ;20; OWRR-A-031-MONT; 00635,; A-031-MONT(2)
( Water law ;
( Water rights ;
Problem solving) ;
Public law ;
State supreme court decisions ;
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The report contains three articles concerned with Montana's water law. The first article on problems arising from Montana's law of water rights, presents a broad coverage of the basic water law doctrines and the related problems. The second deals with the specific problem of stream adjudication. The final article is a case study of a stream having fourteen lawsuits with eight of these reaching the Montana Supreme Court. There are no legal footnotes and the style of writing may be understood by those unfamiliar with legal terminology.