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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

California Governor Brown Signs Senate Bill 252 Into Law—Applications for Well Permits in Critically-Overdrafted Groundwater Basins Will Now Require Greater Transparency

On October 7, 2017, as regulatory oversight over sustainable groundwater management expands in Sacramento and [...]

Historic Colorado River Agreement Between the United States and Mexico Extended with ‘Minute 323’ to the 1944 Mexican Water Treaty

The main agreement governing the Colorado River between the United States and Mexico was extended [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Develops New Multi-Factor Test In Regulatory Takings Analysis

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued an important property rights case, holding that the Court [...]

Governor Brown Signs Assembly Bill 321 Into Law—Farmers and Ranchers Now Considered Beneficial Users under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

On July 17, 2017, as part of the state’s efforts to further implement its groundwater [...]