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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

U.S. Geological Survey Releases Study Suggesting Colorado River Streamflow Reductions are Associated with Atmospheric Warming

U.S. Geological Survey Releases Study Suggesting Colorado River Streamflow Reductions are Associated with Atmospheric Warming

By Geremy Holm and Steve Anderson In March 2020, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a [...]

California Department of Water Resources Reports Groundwater Levels Rebounding, But Not Yet at Pre-Drought Conditions

California Department of Water Resources Reports Groundwater Levels Rebounding, But Not Yet at Pre-Drought Conditions

By Chris Carrillo and Derek R. Hoffman The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently issued [...]

Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Remand of Wetlands Fill Permit to Oregon Department of State Lands Based on Statutory Mandate Regarding Public Need for the Water

Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Remand of Wetlands Fill Permit to Oregon Department of State Lands Based on Statutory Mandate Regarding Public Need for the Water

By Alex Shasteen In Citizens for Responsible Development in The Dalles v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the [...]

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Issues Incidental Take Permit for Long-Term Operations of the State Water Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Issues Incidental Take Permit for Long-Term Operations of the State Water Project

By Sam Bivins  and Meredith Nikkel On March 31, 2020, the California Department of Fish & [...]