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District News

Decision to Increase Growers’ Water Supply Too Little, Too Late

Byron, CA (April 20, 2018) – Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) General Manager Rick Gilmore issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) announced an increased water supply allocation – from 20% to 40% – for South-of-Delta Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors, including BBID: “Once again, the USBR is taking a far too […]

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Legislative & Legal Affairs

READ: Final Statement of Decision Issued in Phase One of Water Rights Trial

On Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Superior Court issued its final statement of decision in phase one of a landmark water rights trial. The judge ruled that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) lacks jurisdiction to enforce priority of rights between pre-1914 and riparian water rights. Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) filed the action, challenging unlawful […]

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District Videos

California Water Library Launches

WATCH: Byron-Bethany Irrigation District produced a video highlighting the features of the California Water Library, a new initiative from Chris Austin, founder of Maven’s Notebook – one of the most widely-read water industry blogs. BBID previously made a donation to help the new site launch. “The California Water Library provides easy, organized access to information […]

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Customer Corner

BBID Featured in ACWA’s “Faces of Water”

Get to know one of our own! Byron-Bethany Irrigation District’s Kelley Geyer was recently featured in the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) “Faces of Water,” a monthly Q-&-A series that highlights professionals in California’s water community.  

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