California Water Authority Settles Lawsuit, Resumes Identifying Large Water Users

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 8:26 AM EDT) -- RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The Desert Water Authority on Oct. 29, 2014, agreed to resume public disclosure of the amounts of groundwater used by its corporate customers in settlement of a California state court lawsuit brought by the First Amendment Coalition (First Amendment Coalition v. Coachella Valley Water District, et al., No. PSC 1404387, Calif. Super., Riverside Co.).

(Settlement agreement available. Document #95-141113-006P.)

On Aug. 15, the coalition sued the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Authority in the Riverside County Superior Court. The coalition...
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