NRCE Leadership Staff Attends WSWC/NARF Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights Claims.
The Western States Water Council and the Native American Rights Fund held their fourteenth Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights Claims on August 25-27, at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Assad Safadi, Senior Vice President, and Mr. Paul Hamai, Vice President of Water Resources, of NRCE were in attendance. The Symposium began on Tuesday, August 25, at 8:30 a.m. and continued throughout the day, with an evening reception. Discussions continued through the morning of August 26, followed by a review of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe’s settlement, a field trip to view the settlement features along the Truckee River, and a dinner hosted by the Tribe at Pyramid Lake, 40 miles from Reno. The Symposium concluded on August 27 at noon, after a morning discussion panel.