A field on Birch Bay-Lynden Road east of Lynden is watered in 2015. The Washington state Supreme Court decision in the Whatcom County vs. Hirst, Futurewise, et al. case has raised concerns about rural water availability.
A field on Birch Bay-Lynden Road east of Lynden is watered in 2015. The Washington state Supreme Court decision in the Whatcom County vs. Hirst, Futurewise, et al. case has raised concerns about rural water availability. Philip A. Dwyer pdwuer@bhamherald.com
A field on Birch Bay-Lynden Road east of Lynden is watered in 2015. The Washington state Supreme Court decision in the Whatcom County vs. Hirst, Futurewise, et al. case has raised concerns about rural water availability. Philip A. Dwyer pdwuer@bhamherald.com

Could a ‘water bank’ or city-share aid rural water rights after the Hirst decision?

December 04, 2016 07:00 AM