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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

U.S. District Court Upholds Nestlé Waters’ Right to Continue Water Diversions on U.S. Forest Service Land

Judge Jesus G. Bernal of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California [...]

California Governor Brown Approves Assembly Bill 2551, Which Broadens Public Contracting Options for Surface Water Storage Projects

Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2551 (AB 2551) on September 28, 2016. The bill aims [...]

California Superior Court Rules State Water Resources Control Board Has Authority under Public Trust Doctrine to Regulate Groundwater Pumping

The Sacramento County Superior Court has entered final judgment in Environmental Law Foundation et al. [...]

California Supreme Court Upholds State Law Restrictions Against Suction Dredge Mining In Waters on Federal Land

The California Supreme Court ruled in People v. Rinehart, ___Cal.4th___, Case No. S222620 (Cal. Aug. 22, [...]