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Supreme Court rules in Tennessee/Mississippi water case
 
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Water pumped from the Memphis Sand Aquifer runs through layers of koke stones in one of the aerators at MLGW's Sheahan pumping station. The Memphis Sand, also sometimes called Sparta Sand, is the  portion of the Middle Claiborne Aquifer from which Memphis draws its drinking water. (Daily Memphian file)
 

Water pumped from the Memphis Sand Aquifer runs through layers of koke stones in one of the aerators at MLGW's Sheahan pumping station. The Memphis Sand, also sometimes called Sparta Sand, is the  portion of the Middle Claiborne Aquifer from which Memphis draws its drinking water. (Daily Memphian file)

Mississippi contended that DeSoto County had the exclusive right to water from the Middle Claiborne Aquifer.

 
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