Exercise4 - M i lad Soufastai Exercise 4 The water in the T...

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Milad Soufastai Exercise 4 The water in the Truckee River system is a highly debated commodity in the Truckee River Basin. The Truckee feeds many different types of people from the Paiute Indian population of Pyramid Lake to the farmers in Fallon, who use the water for irrigation of crops. The people living in the river basin have been fighting over the rights to the water in the Truckee for years now and the Truckee is dammed and diverted at several points to promote the water use. The video provided many different reasons for the use of the water in the Truckee River. In my opinion, the most important view from the video was the Piute Indian view on the water use. I agree that all the people living on the Truckee should be allowed an equal amount of water, however the Indian point of view on the water wasn’t for self-preservation, but for the preservation of an endangered species. The people upriver wanted to keep the water behind Stampede dam because they had active water sports within the
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ART 3514 taught by Professor Dhbannan during the Summer '03 term at Virginia Tech.

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Exercise4 - M i lad Soufastai Exercise 4 The water in the T...

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