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Hearings Program: Administrative Civil Liability for Failure to File an Annual Water Use Report for 2015

For the 2015 calendar year, California Code of Regulations, title 23, sections 925 and 929 generally require permittees and licensees, respectively, to submit an Annual Water Use Report no later than July 1 of each year. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 23, §§ 925, subd. (b); 929, subd. (b); see also Wat Code, §§ 1840-1841; Office of Admin. Law, Notice of Approval of Emergency Regulatory Action, Matter No. 2016-0310-01, March 21, 2016, pp. 14-16.) These reports must be filed electronically using the Report Management System - a component of the electronic Water Right Information Management System. Water Code, section 1846, subdivision (a) allows the State Water Board to impose administrative civil liability against any person who violates a regulation or order adopted by the Board or who violates a term or condition of a water right permit, license, registration, or certificate. The Board may impose administrative civil liability in the amount of $500 per day for each day in which the violation occurs.

Hearing Participation Requirements

Any affected party may request a hearing before the State Water Board. Any such request for hearing must be received or postmarked within 20 days of the date of the issued Notice of Administrative Civil Liability, as required by Water Code section 1055, subdivision (b).

If you wish to request a hearing YOU MUST complete all applicable parts of the Request For Hearing form. Additionally, upon receipt of a Notice of Public Hearing from the State Water Board, YOU MUST complete all applicable parts of the Notice of Intent to Appear (NOI) form and submit the completed NOI form to the State Water Board, as instructed, if you wish for your hearing request to go forward.

Submitted Requests for Hearing

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Scheduled Hearing Date
Hearing Status
February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017
March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017