California Water Board Avoids TRO After Pulling Back Curtailment Notices

(August 12, 2015, 11:36 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state court judge on Aug. 3 denied a preliminary injunction against the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and its water curtailment notices to four water districts because the agency subsequently rescinded its coercive language (The West Side Irrigation District, et al. v. California State Water Resources Control Board, et al., No. 34-2015-80002121, Calif. Super., Sacramento Co.; See July 2015, Page 4).

(Preliminary injunction denial in Section G. Document #95-170813-017R.)

On July 10, the West Side Irrigation District, the Central Delta...
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