California-American Water Company Request to Change Order WR 2009-0060


On November 20, 2015, Cal-Am submitted a request to modify Order WR 2009-0060. On April 28, 2016, they filed an amended application requesting an extension of the compliance timeline until December 31, 2021, and other changes to the initial application. On July 19, 2016, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted Order WR 2016- 0016 amending Order WR 2009-0060. Following adoption of Order WR 2016-0016, two petitions for reconsideration were timely filed by Water Ratepayers Association of the Monterey Peninsula (WRAMP, and aka WaterPlus) and by Public Trust Alliance. By Order WR 2016-0024 dated November 1, 2016, the State Water Board denied these petitions for reconsideration. Subsequently, on November 29, 2016, WRAMP filed a Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief with the Superior Court of Sacramento County against Cal-Am and the State Water Board.

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As stated in the Notice, the State Water Board anticipates considering whether to make changes to State Water Board Order 2009-0060 at a Board Meeting, on or about July 19, 2016. State Water Board staff anticipates releasing a recommendation on action for the State Water Board's consideration prior to that date. The staff recommendation will be posted on or about June 16, 2016. Comments on the application are due by June 1, 2016.

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Water Right Order 2016-0016

Petition for Reconsideration of WRO 2016-0016

Meeting to Discuss Implementation of Condition 2 of WRO 2009-0060

December 13, 2016 - Stakeholder Meeting Regarding Condition 2

When adopting Order WR 2016-0016, the State Water Board directed staff to meet with Monterey Peninsula Stakeholders regarding implementation of Condition 2 of Order WR 2009-0060, and to report back. Condition 2 restricts new meter connections, and any increases in water use at existing meter connection caused by a change in zoning or use. Changes to Condition 2 were contemplated, but not adopted, in State Water Board Order 2016-0016. Staff's current implementation is outlined in the following letters:

Comments Received after Petitions for Reconsideration of WRO 2016-0016

Comments Received:

Comments Received After June 1, 2016: