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Rights To California Surface Water Far Greater Than Average Runoff

By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state’s average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand. That there are more rights than water in most years is not news. […]

August 19, 2014

California Water Agency Wins Damage Suit Against Feds

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has delivered a big victory to a small water district in California’s parched San Joaquin Valley. Judges concluded that the government owes additional damages for the Bureau of Reclamation’s failure to deliver enough water to the Stockton-based Central San Joaquin Water Conservation District. […]

August 4, 2014