Tag: State Board

To Curtail Or Not To Curtail…That Is the Question

On June 12, the State Water Board issued a notice of “unavailability of water” and the “need for immediate curtailment”¬†from various water users holding pre-1914 water rights.¬† Less than two weeks later on June 23, lawyers for the State Water Board reportedly stated in court this curtailment notice is advisory only, which would seem to … Continue Reading

State Water Resources Control Board Issues Section 401 Certification for Various Army Corps of Engineers’ Nationwide Permits

On April 19, 2012, the State Water Resources Control Board (“State Board”) certified 13 of 50 Nationwide Permits (“NWP”) published by the Army Corps of Engineers on February 21, 2012.  (77 Fed. Reg. 10184-01 (Feb. 21, 2012).)  On February 27, 2012, the State Board posted notice of the Corps’ application for 401 certification of the … Continue Reading
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