Merced Irrigation District Announces Senior Water Rights Upheld In 2015 Court Case Against California State Water Board

Details Last Updated: Friday, 16 September 2022 04:37 Published: Friday, 16 September 2022 05:57 Lake McClure in Mariposa CountySierra Sun Times fi...

September 21, 2022
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Details Last Updated: Friday, 16 September 2022 04:37 Published: Friday, 16 September 2022 05:57 Lake McClure in Mariposa CountySierra Sun Times file photoIn spite of victory, much work remainsSeptember 16, 2022 - All senior water-right holders across California – which includes Merced Irrigation District – won a significant court victory this week. The 6th District Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a group of public agencies serving both municipal and agricultural water supplies. The agencies had challenged the State Water Resources Control Board's curtailment of their senior water rights in 2015.