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Appeals court leaves water injunction in place in aquifer case

In Kansas, the Court of Appeals upholds the decision to grant a temporary injunction to limit pumping a Haskell County junior water right.

This provisional sanction effects the junior right holder, oil company American Warrior, owned by the Cecil O’Brate family. This will require that they abstain from pumping water from two wells while the case is still pending in the court system.

Reporter Amy Bickel of the Hutchinson News accounts “The Haskell County court hasn’t made a final ruling on the impairment case. The case has been in the court system for about three years.”

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