CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Procedural ruling letter for September 29, 2017

From the California Water Fix hearing team at the State Water Resources Control Board: The latest procedural ruling letter addresses the hearing officers’ Ruling Regarding Request to Change the Part 2 Hearing Schedule, Motions to Strike Petitioners’ Letter Regarding Operations, Optional Part 1 Closing Brief Topics, and Other Procedural Matters for the WaterFix change petition hearing. Read the letter here:  […]

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THIS JUST IN … State Water Board sets date to start Part 2 of California Water Fix hearings; issues ruling letter

PART 2 of the hearing will resume at 9:30 a.m. on January 18, 2018 From the California Water Fix Hearing Team at the State Water Resources Control Board: This ruling grants the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) August 3, 2017 request to establish a schedule for Part 2 of the hearing before the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water […]

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STATE WATER BOARD: Update on SGMA Implementation

Staff: Formation of Groundwater Sustainability Agencies has been successful At the State Water Resources Control Board meeting on August 15th, staff from both the Department of Water Resources and the State Water Board were on hand to deliver this update on Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Implementation and planned state intervention actions. The agenda item was introduced by Erik Ekdahl, […]

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PANEL DISCUSSION: D-1641: How the water quality control planning process works

Attorneys panel with Tess Dunham, Anna Brathwaite, and Larry Caster discusses the water quality control planning process, the San Joaquin flow proposal for Phase 1, and the federal preemption process At ACWA’s spring conference held in Monterey, this attorney’s program presentation focused on the update to the Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan, giving background on the basic legal framework […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Ruling regarding part 1 evidentiary objections and admission of sur-rebuttal exhibits

From the California Water Fix Hearing Team at the State Water Resources Control Board, the latest ruling regarding part 1 evidentiary objections and admission of sur-rebuttal exhibits: “Part 1 of the hearing on the water right change petition for the California WaterFix Project (WaterFix) has been completed. This ruling addresses outstanding evidentiary objections to sur-rebuttal evidence and other procedural issues […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Deadlines to Respond to Part 2 Scheduling and SVWU Motion

From the California Water Fix Hearing Team at the State Water Resources Control Board: Part 2 Hearing Schedule Request On August 1, 2017, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) via email, confirmed the public availability and provided hyperlinks to the final Biological Opinions from the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the final 2081(b) Incidental […]

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THIS JUST IN … State Water Board Announces New Executive Director

Former Federal Official Eileen Sobeck Brings 40 Years of Government Experience From the State Water Resources Control Board: After a lengthy, competitive, and deliberative process, the State Water Resources Control Board has named Eileen Sobeck as its next Executive Director.  She replaces Tom Howard, who retired in May 2017. After reviewing a wealth of qualified applicants, the State Water Board […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: DWR Letter: Public Availability of Sufficient Information to Notice Part 2 of the California WaterFix water rights change petition hearing

From the California Water Fix Hearing Team at the State Water Board: Letter from the Department of Water Resources to the Hearing Officers Dear Hearing Officers, On Monday, July 31, 2017, the California Department of Water Resources (“DWR”) submitted notice to the hearing team and parties for the California WaterFix water rights change petition hearing regarding the availability of the […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Ruling letter for July 27 denying Sacto Valley water users’ request to hold open part 1 of the hearing

From the California Water Fix Hearing Team at the State Water Resources Control Board: On July 10, 2017, the Sacramento Valley Water Users (SVWU) requested that the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) hold open Part 1 of the hearing on the water right change petition for the WaterFix Project. SVWU seek more time to evaluate new information […]

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CALIFORNIA WATER FIX: Ruling letter, July 7, 2017

From the California Water Fix team at the State Water Resources Control Board: On June 15, 2017, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) submitted a request for official notice of the following sur-rebuttal exhibits: DWR-936, -937, -946, -947, -949, and -950. These exhibits were authenticated and discussed in the written, sur-rebuttal testimony of Allan Davis (DWR-935). DWR withdrew DWR-935 because […]

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