California Panel Reverses Water Transfer Denial In Wake Of Water Code Change

Mealey's (February 25, 2016, 8:59 PM EST) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California appeals court panel on Feb. 17 reversed a trial court’s denial of a water rights transfer in the Cow Creek stream system because the state Legislature has subsequently amended the state Water Code to allow such transfers (In Re: Cow Creek Water Rights, George McArthur v. Clyde Greco, et al., No. C073564, Calif. App., 3rd Dist.; 2016 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1117).

(Cow Creek opinion available. Document #95-160310-004Z.)

In 1969, the Shasta County Superior Court entered a decree establishing claimants’ rights...
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