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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

Nevada State Engineer Engages in Proposed Major Rulemaking Effort

Nevada State Engineer Engages in Proposed Major Rulemaking Effort

By Debbie Leonard On June 24, 2020, the Nevada State Engineer held a workshop to solicit [...]

California Department of Water Resources Increases State Water Project Water Deliveries to 20 Percent—Bureau of Reclamation Increases Water Allocations from the Central Valley Project

California Department of Water Resources Increases State Water Project Water Deliveries to 20 Percent—Bureau of Reclamation Increases Water Allocations from the Central Valley Project

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

California State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Permanent Monthly Water Use Reporting Requirements

California State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Permanent Monthly Water Use Reporting Requirements

By Chris Carrillo and Derek R. Hoffman Building upon its emergency regulations imposed during the incredible [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

By Travis Brooks On April 23, in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund,  the U.S. [...]