California Curtails More Senior Water Rights On Merced River

Mealey's (July 15, 2015, 12:59 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California State Water Resources Control Board on June 26 said it extended water curtailments on the Merced River for senior water rights dating back to 1858, along with all pre-1914 and post-1914 appropriative rights on the Upper San Joaquin River.

The board said the newest curtailments affects 16 water rights held by 11 owners.

In addition, a curtailment notice was sent to the City of San Francisco for four appropriative water rights on the Tuolumne River dating back to 1903. The board...
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