Today, the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) joined other local water agencies, calling on newly-elected U.S. Representative Josh Harder (D-Turlock) to pursue a seat on the House Committee on Natural Resources.
The full letter is below.
Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) issued the following comment letter on California WaterFix, identifying “several elements” of the project’s design that “fail to analyze impacts to BBID, and for which mitigation is lacking or unclear.”
Read the full letter below.
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority (SLDMWA) today provided the following response regarding potential changes to the Endangered Species Act. Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) is a member agency of the SLDMWA.2018-09-24 SLDMWA Comments on Revisions to ESA Regulations
On Wednesday, Byron-Bethany Irrigation District issued the following support letter to Governor Brown, urging him to sign AB 747, historic water rights legislation that restores fairness and due process for California’s water right holders.BBID Sign AB 747 Support Letter_2
On Friday, State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Chair Felicia Marcus issued a formal response to a letter sent last month by Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID).
As part of the District’s efforts to fairly and efficiently resolve landmark water rights litigation, BBID issued the letter, which references ongoing legal action that BBID and other petitioners are engaged in against the SWRCB in Santa Clara County.
The SWRCB’s response is below.8.10.18 FM Response Ltr BBID
In a concerted effort to fairly and efficiently resolve a landmark water rights case, the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) on Tuesday issued the below letter to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).
The letter references ongoing litigation that BBID and other petitioners are engaged in against the SWRCB in Santa Clara County.SWRCB_Marcus_072418
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 curtailment notices issued by the SWRCB in June 2015 to pre-1914 water rights holders, including BBID. Judge Brian Walsh also determined that the curtailment notices violated BBID’s due process rights.
Read the final Statement of Decision from Judge Brian Walsh below.4-3-18 Courts Notice of Entry of Order on Final Statement of Decision Ph...