March 31, 2005

Water Conflicts Update

The deadline for passage of the Nez Perce Tribal Water Rights Agreement hits this week. Lawmakers are also rushing to pass legislation establishing a framework for a possible solution to the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer conflict. At the same time, the Bonneville Power Administration predicts higher energy prices this summer because of the low precipitation levels. Water issues dominate the news. But what does it all really mean for most Idahoans?

Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by experts who will answer viewer questions about the major water issues facing the state.