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Article Upcoming State Water Diversion Measurement and Reporting Deadlines

Article PFC Regulation Begins in California

Article State Water Board Proposes Water Conservation Regulation

Article Supreme Court to Hear "Waters of the United States" Argument this Fall

Article EPA Proposes to Narrow “Waters of the United States” Definition

Article SWRCB Issues Water Use Reporting Notice

Article Trump Administration Signals Intent to Roll Back Federal Jurisdiction over Wetlands and Intermittent Streams

Article Ninth Circuit: Changes in Water Flows Benefiting Fish Don’t Require SWRCB Permission

Video Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Video Water Rights for California Land Owners

Article DWR Provides Notice Of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action for GSPs Under SGMA

Article California Supreme Court Upholds Pre-condemnation Entry and Testing Law with Addition of Jury Option

Article The DWR Releases Proposed Groundwater Sustainability Plan Emergency Regulations Under SGMA

Article Governor Issues New Water Conservation Order; SWRCB Proposes Water Conservation Emergency Regulation Amendments

Article State Water Board Reinstates Monthly Reporting Requirement on Diverters in Sacramento and San Joaquin River Watersheds

Article The DWR Releases Draft Regulations for the Management of Groundwater Basins Under SGMA

Article State Water Board Extends Emergency Water Conservation Regulation

Article State Water Board Adopts Water Use Reporting and Measurement Regulations

Article Drought State of Emergency: Mandatory Water Use Reduction Extended to October 2016

Article Responding to a Notice of Intent to Sue under the Industrial General Permit for Stormwater Discharges

Article The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: Implementation Update

Article SWRCB Issues Curtailment Notice for Senior Water Rights

Article Supreme Court Leaves Ninth Circuit Permit Shield Ruling in Place

Article New Ruling: CDFW Notification Required For Water Diversions That Don’t Alter Streambed

Article SWRCB Issues Emergency Regulation and Governor Proposes Conservation Enforcement Legislation

Article SWRCB Issues Draft Regulations to Achieve 25% Water Use Reduction

Article Update: State Water Resources Control Board Releases Proposed Regulatory Framework to Implement the Drought Executive Order

Video VIDEO: 2015 SWRCB Emergency Regulations for Urban Water Conservation

Article Drought State of Emergency: Governor Brown Issues Executive Order Mandating 25 Percent Reduction of Urban Water Usage

Article State Water Resources Control Board Proposes to Continue and Add New Requirements to the Drought Emergency Water Conservation Regulations

Article State Water Resources Control Board Requires Additional Reporting by Riparian and Pre-1914 Water Right Owners

Article Gearing Up for the Continuing Drought Emergency

Video VIDEO: New Legislation That Will Impact Groundwater Management

Article Court Finds SWRCB has Jurisdiction over Pre-1914 Water Rights and Defines Forfeiture Standard

Video VIDEO: New Emergency Regulation for Water Conservation - The Mandatory Actions by Suppliers

Article Superior Court Finds Issuance of Well Drilling Permit for Groundwater Extraction is Subject to the Public Trust Doctrine

Article Sour Grapes: A Potential Prelude to Water Rights Curtailment

VIDEO: Procedural Requirements for Declaring Water Shortage Emergency and Adopting Water Use Restrictions

Article California Water Action Plan Finalized Amidst Historic Drought Conditions

Article Governor Brown Fast-Tracks Voluntary Water Transfers to Ease Drought Hardships on Agriculture

Article Clean Water Act

Article Court of Appeal Finds CEQA Does Not Apply To An Agency’s Declared Water Emergency

PDF Stock Water Rights on Federal Land

Article The California State Water Resources Control Board Issues Guidance For 2012 Water Diversion Measurements Requirements

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