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State Water Board Drought Year Water Actions

Emergency Regulations: Information Orders

2016 EMERGENCY REGULATIONS: INFORMATION ORDERS

At its August 16, 2016, meeting, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a proposed Resolution re-adopting a drought emergency regarding Informational Orders.

2015 EMERGENCY REGULATIONS: INFORMATION ORDERS

At its December 1, 2015 meeting, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a proposed Resolution amending and readopting a drought emergency regulation regarding Informational Orders.

At its March 17, 2015 meeting, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a proposed Resolution amending and readopting a drought emergency regulation regarding Informational Orders.

Emergency Regulations: Statewide Drought Related Curtailment of Water Diversions to Protect Senior Water Rights

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board, or Board) adopted statewide emergency regulations at the July 1-2, 2014 Board meeting.

Bay-Delta Water Rights Complaints and Information Requests

On July 23, 2014 the California Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation submitted a joint letter request to the Deputy Director for Water Rights to exercise authority granted under the Emergency Regulations and order diverters in the Central and South Delta to provide information supporting their basis of right that reflects the quantity of water diverted and expected to be diverted. Several parties in the Central and South Delta submitted letters in response to the joint letter. The letters may be viewed on the Bay-Delta Water Right Complaints and Information Requests page.

Drought Regulations Updates

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