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Water Rights

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December 2008

December 31-Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Release Draft Central Valley PIA CPAR Report for Public Review and Comment

December 30-CSPA and Butte Environmental Council object to proposed water transfer

December 29-Alameda Watershed Habitat Conservation Plan Meeting January 13

December 11-Feinstein: Delay new water restrictions for fish

December 3-CSPA and other fishing advocacy groups ask Congress to support USGS Stream gauging programs

December 2-Water Board Revokes Auburn Dam's Water Rights Today!

bulletState cancels Auburn dam water rights By Gus Thomson, Folsom Journal Staff Writer

December 2-State Water Board Revokes Bureau’s Auburn Dam Water Rights: Can’t Put Water Rights in “cold storage”  

December 1-CSPA, C-WIN File Suit to End Wasteful Delta Diversions, Protect Public Trust Resources

bulletRead the complaint

(Read the July 8th Comments on the Draft Strategic Workplan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary)


March 19-CSPA News: Unreasonable Use Complaint Filed With State Water Control Board. Groups will Sue in 60 Days if Board Fails to Schedule Evidentiary Hearing

November 2008


November 20-CSPA  endorses letter regarding Drought Water Bank flaws.  Kudos to Barbara Vlamis of Butte Environmental Council for the heavy lifting

November 18-Tuolumne River Trust schedules Victory Party 12/12, RSVP if you plan to attend

November 11-Deal reached on San Joaquin River legislation: Water and Salmon may finally return

October 2008

October 31-State Uses Announcement of Proposed Water Cuts to Push Canal and Dams

October 31-A thank you from Peter Drekmeier, Bay Area Program Director, Tuolumne River Trust 

October 30-California to cut water deliveries to cities, farms

October 28-Stop the Water Grab-A Call to Action

October 28-Hearing Thursday on EIR – Speak Up for Alameda Creek

October 23-CSPA's protest results in State ruling revoking the Bureau of Reclamation's permit to divert water from proposed Auburn Dam

October 23-Tuolumne River Trust asks for support in final effort to stop Tuolumne River Diversion

October 18, 2008-Draft Environmental Reviews Documents Now Available for Watershed-wide Permitting Programs

October 16-California Rivers Protection Depends On Congressional Lame Duck Session

October 14-Stop the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Water Grab on the Tuolumne River!

October 11-Tuolumne River Trust asks for help with letters and meeting attendance on public hearing with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

September 2008

September 28-CSPA files Water Rights Protest to protect Eel and Russian Rivers against further overdraft  

CSPA's Protest

September 28-CSPA files Water Rights Protest to protect Eel and Russian Rivers against further overdraft  

CSPA's Protest

July 25-CSPA News: CSPA Testifies at Hearing to Revoke Auburn Water Rights: Millions of acre-feet of water at stake by Bill Jennings, Chairman, Executive Director CSPA

July 15-CSPA News: The End of Auburn Dam? CSPA to Present Case at Hearing to Revoke Dam's Water Rights

July 11-The Tuolumne River is under assault, learn what you can do at the free seminar, July 22nd.

5-30-2008-Re: 2008 Temporary One-Year Water Transfer of 3,100 Acre-Feet From Browns Valley Irrigation District to Santa Clara Valley Water District or the California Department of Water Resources

5-27-2008-BEC and CSPA comments on South Feather River Power and Water Agency Letter of Intent for 2008 Water Transfer

5-13-2008-CSPA protest regarding the application of San Joaquin County to divert water from the Sacramento River at the point of Freeport Diversion

5-01-2008-CSPA comments on the Draft Policy for Maintaining Instream Flows in Northern California Coastal Streams.

3-18-2008- CSPA protest of Paradise Irrigation District, under applications 476 and 22061 for Permits 271 and 16040 to appropriate water from Little Butte Creek, tributary to Butte Creek thence Butte Slough thence Sacramento River or East Borrow Pit of Yolo Bypass.

9-17-2007-CSPA Protest regarding the APPLICATION of  Rogina Water Co., Inc., to appropriate water from Russian River and underflow of Russian River, tributary to Pacific Ocean.

5-07-2007-Comments of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance for the 2007 State Water Resources Control Board Workshop on Water Rights Enforcement

12-2-2005-CSPA Public Trust Complaint regarding the Calaveras River

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