Water Rights Legal Notices

Water Use Permits for Use of Tribal Water Rights

New Uses

Lapwai Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant

has been issued a Water Use Permit to appropriate Tribal Water Rights from a groundwater well to supply water to staff for washing, bathrooms, break rooms, and drinking water.

Existing Uses

Any applicant, or any objector, including the Nez Perce Tribe or any department or agency, not satisfied with the issuance or non-issuance of a Water Use Permit shall request a hearing before the Nez Perce Tribal Water Rights Administration Commission and submit a filing fee within 20 calendar days of the closing period of public notice of issuance of the Water Use Permit.

Please contact Nez Perce Tribe Water Resources Division for further information or questions.