How does TROA affect my water rights?

TROA does not change or alter the water rights recognized in Nevada or California. In fact, Congress specifically required that TROA recognize and respect existing rights. In addition, TROA itself expressly provides that the Federal Water Master will have full authority to ensure that water rights holders receive the water they are legally entitled to. TROA will not permit storage in upstream reservoirs unless it is within the rights of the party storing it.