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Drought Informational Orders

Pursuant to section 879, subdivision(c), the Deputy Director for the Division of Water Rights has delegated authority to issue an Order requiring riparian or pre-1914 water right holders to provide additional information.

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2015
  • On October 23, 2015, the Division of Water Rights issued 2 informational orders to property owners on San Mateo Creek in San Mateo County.  The informational orders seek water diversion amounts for 2014 to present and also projected water diversion amounts for 2016 beginning in November:
  • On October 20, 2015, the Division of Water Rights issued 25 informational orders to property owners the north fork of China Creek located in Humboldt County. The informational order seeks water diversion amounts for 2014 to present and 2016 project water diversion amounts.


2014

  • Below is a list of informational orders issued to Owners/Agents requesting a basis of right for alleged water diversions between Friant Dam and Gravelly Ford along the San Joaquin River in late 2014.
Owner/Agent Date of Informational Order
Allen and Finny Hovsepian 11/6/2014
Anthony F. Cubre Jr. Trustee 11/6/2014
Calmat Properties 11/6/2014
Donaghy Edward J. & Janis M. Trustees 11/6/2014
Donald Cobb 11/6/2014
Gregory Joel and Lori Ann Smith 11/6/2014
Harry s. Pascuzzi Trustee 11/6/2014
Jonathan and Marie Basila 11/6/2014
Madera County Service Area 12 11/6/2014
Paramount Citrus 11/6/2014
Patricia J. Manning 11/6/2014
Patrick Vincent Ricchiuti Trustee 11/6/2014
Rio Mesa Holdings 11/6/2014
Ross Borba, Jr. 11/6/2014
San Joaquin Conservancy 11/6/2014
San Joaquin River Ranch 11/6/2014
Sierra Foothills P.U.D. 11/6/2014
Steve and Barbara Schaad 11/6/2014
Patrick Vincent Ricchiuti Trustee 11/6/2014
Sumner Peck Ranch, Inc. 11/6/2014
Terry Holmes 11/6/2014
Vulcan Lands, Inc. 11/6/2014
Vulcan Materials Company 11/6/2014
William W. Diedrich 11/6/2014