In furtherance of providing you more water-related resources and information, here’s the first paragraph plus of a blog post from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Water Law Review blog:
Whose Bed? My Bed!: Balancing Private and Public Rights to Utah’s Streams and Rivers
A decade-old Utah Supreme Court ruling has sparked a protracted battle of legislation and litigation about public rights to navigable waters and underlying beds on private lands. At the heart of the matter: How much access should the public have to the beds and banks of navigable waters that cross private land? Pro-access advocates want the Court to preserve the public’s use of these waters and their underlying beds for recreational uses now and into the future, while private landowners want a ruling upholding their right to exclude.
The modern debate about stream access in Utah began to take shape …
To read the full blog post, view the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Water Law Review blog.