The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Call on Platte continues


On April 3, Wyoming State Engineer Patrick T. Tyrrell announced the call on the Platte River remains in effect.

Joe Glode, president of the Upper North Platte River Water Users Association, said that water users are now starting to irrigate and the call now affects those that have junior water rights.

Irrigators, municipalities, industries and storage reservoirs that have junior water rights are those that were established after 1904.

Glode said a lot of land in the Platte Valley has junior water rights. After May 1, the call has to be lifted and those with junior water rights will be able...

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