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Current Projects

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Hearings to be Scheduled

  • Woods Irrigation Company: CDO Re-Opener Hearing
    Pursuant to State Water Board Order WR 2012-0012, the State Water Resources Control Board will hold a hearing for the limited purpose of allowing the Woods’ customers in the Woods service area to supplement the evidentiary record with evidence of water rights held by the Woods’ customers - Middle River in San Joaquin County.
  • James D. and Lyle P. Milovina Trust; James D. Milovina and Lyle P. Milovina (Trustees); and Milovina Vineyards - ACL-CDO Hearing
    The State Water Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to impose Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) and adopt a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against James D. and Lyle P. Milovina Trust, James D. Milovina and Lyle P. Milovina (Trustees), and Milovina Vineyards regarding unauthorized diversion of water - Unnamed Stream tributary to Russian River in Mendocino County.
  • Flocchini Estate, LLC & Mr. Andrew J. Flocchini - ACL-CDO Hearing
    The State Water Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to impose Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) and adopt a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Flocchini Estate, LLC and Andrew J. Flocchini regarding unauthorized diversion of water - Unnamed Stream tributary to Petaluma River in Sonoma County.
  • Nancy K. Donovan & Stephen J. Peters: ACL-CDO Hearing
    The State Water Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to impose Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) and adopt a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Nancy K. Donovan & Stephen J. Peters regarding unauthorized diversion of water and failure to file a Statement of Water Diversion and Use - Unnamed Stream tributary to Maple Creek thence Rancheria Creek thence Navarro River in Mendocino County.
  • Michele M. Amendola & Jack A. Chandler: ACL Hearing
    The State Water Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to impose Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) against Michele M. Amendola and Jack A. Chandler for unauthorized diversion of water and failure to file a Statement of Water Diversion and Use - Unnamed Stream tributary to Napa River in Napa County.
  • Loren and Dolores Ohm: CDO Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to adopt, with or without revision, a draft Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Loren and Dolores Ohm – San Joaquin River in San Joaquin County
  • Eddie Vierra Farms: CDO Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to adopt, with or without revision, a draft Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Eddie Vierra Farms - Burns Cutoff, Middle River and Trapper Slough in San Joaquin County

Scheduled Hearings

  • Stanford Vina Ranch Irrigation Company Hearing
    The State Water Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to adopt a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Stanford Vina Ranch Irrigation Company regarding unauthorized diversion of water - Deer Creek Tributary to the Sacramento River in Tehama County.

Postponed Hearings (Pending Rescheduling or Cancellation)

  • George Speckman Testamentary Trust: CDO Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board will hold a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to adopt, with or without revision, a draft Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against George Speckman Testamentary Trust - Whiskey Slough in San Joaquin County

Completed Hearings (Order/Decision Pending)

  • Cachuma Project Hearing
    The State Water Board held Phase II of a hearing regarding the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation water rights Permits (Application 11331 and 11332) to determine whether any modifications in permit terms or conditions are necessary to protect public trust values and downstream water rights on the Santa Ynez River below Bradbury Dam (Cachuma Reservoir) … The purpose of this hearing is to assist the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board or Board) in determining whether the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Consideration of Modifications to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s (Reclamation) Water Right Permits 11308 and 11310 to Protect Public Trust Values and Downstream Water Rights on the Santa Ynez River below Bradbury Dam (Final EIR) should be entered into the administrative record for Phase 2 of the Cachuma hearing Santa Barbara County.
  • El Sur Ranch
    The State Water Board held a hearing to receive evidence to be considered in determining whether it should conditionally approve Application 30166 submitted by James J. Hill III for El Sur Ranch (Ranch) - Big Sur River in Monterey County.
  • Robert Mann (Individual & Trustee) and Robert C. Mann 1999 Trust: ACL-CDO Hearing
    The State Water Board held a hearing to receive evidence to determine whether to impose Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) and adopt a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Robert Mann (Individual & Trustee) and Robert C. Mann 1999 Trust regarding unauthorized diversion of water and failure to file a Statement of Water Diversion and Use - Unnamed Stream tributary to Pepperwood Creek thence House Creek thence Wheatfield Fork Gualala thence South Fork Gualala thence Gualala River.
  • Morongo Band of Mission Indians Revocation Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board held a hearing on the Proposed Revocation of License 659 (Application 553) of Morongo Band of Mission Indians - Millard Canyon in Riverside County.
  • Mussi et al: CDO Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board held a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to adopt, with or without revision, a draft Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Rudy Mussi, Toni Mussi and Lori C. Mussi Investment LP - Middle River in San Joaquin County.
  • Pak & Young: CDO Hearing
    The State Water Resources Control Board held a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to adopt, with or without revision, a draft Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Yong Pak and Sun Young – Duck Slough in San Joaquin County.
  • Stornetta Family Trust and Newton Dal Poggetto (trustee): ACL-CDO Hearing
    The State Water Board held a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining: 1) whether to impose administrative civil liability for unauthorized diversion of water and for failure to file a required statement of water diversion and 2) whether to adopt a draft cease and desist order against Stornetta Family Trust and Newton Dal Poggetto, in his capacity as trustee of the Stornetta Family Trust (referred to collectively as Dal Poggetto)- Unnamed Stream tributary to Napa River in Napa County.

Completed Hearings (Adopted Order/Decision Pending Reconsideration)

  • Consolidated Place of Use Petition Hearing - The State Water Board held a hearing to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to the approve California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and United States Bureau of Reclamation's (USBR) petition to consolidate the authorized place of use of the USBR’s permits and license to include the State Water Project (SWP) authorized place of use downstream of the Barker Slough and Harvey Banks Pumping Plants, and the DWR permits to include the Central Valley Project (CVP) and Friant authorized places of use downstream of the confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers.
  • Modification of Order WR 2006-0006 Hearing
    The purpose of this hearing was for the State Water Resources Control Board to receive evidence relevant to determining whether to modify the Cease and Desist Order issued against the Department of Water Resources and the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Part A of State Water Board Order WR 2006-0006.

Special Projects

  • None at this time.