Why Wyoming water conservation and rights matters-pkg-Cheyenne News Now at 5:30 pm - VOD - clipped version
Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 10:27 PM CDT
Water is used in everything we do, but what happens if there’s not enough? As we continue to hear about drought seasons, the importance of water conservation increases. As a headwaters state, Wyoming decides to do with its water, and its laws matter.
The Select Water Committee had a meeting Wednesday.
While the courts decide the future rights of both hunters and landowners, a heavy hitter just joined the fray. The Wyoming-centered, corner crossing legal battle made national news when 4 Missouri hunters won their case against criminal trespassing charges.