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Water Law - State Resources

California State Water Laws

California Water Code

California Water Laws and Regulations, California State Water Resources Control Board

California Drinking Water Lawbook, California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water

Guidelines for the Appraisal of Water Rights in California, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Department, 2006

Overview of California Water Quality Law, California State Water Resources Control Board, 2008

California State Water Regulations & Regulatory Agencies

Regulatory Agencies:

California Department of Water Resources

California State Water Resources Control Board

Useful sites:

California Drought portal, Office of the Governor of California

California Water Plan, California Department of Water Resources

California Water Rights Primer, California Water Impact Network

Frequently Asked Questions: Water Rights, California State Water Resources Control Board

Regulatory Guide to Water Quality and Water Resources, Sonoma County Economic Development Board

California Technical Resources

Elizabeth A. Stanton & Ellen Fitzgerald, California Water Supply and Demand: Technical Report, Stockholm Environment Institute, 2011

California Water Conservation Portal, California Water Resources Control Board

California Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Service

Electronic Water Rights Information Management System, California Water Resources Control Board

Groundwater Information Center, California Department of Water Resources

Other California Water Resources

NGOs:

Association of California Water Agencies

California Institute for Water Resources, University of California

California Water Foundation

California Water Impact Network

Northern California Water Association

Southern California Water Committee

Official Information:

Oversight Field Hearing on "California Water Crisis and Its Impacts: The Need for Immediate and Long-Term Solutions", U.S. House of Representatives, March 19, 2014

Books and Articles:

California's Water, Public Policy Institute of California, April 2015

California Water Blog

Hart, John, Storm over Mono: the Mono Lake battle and the California water future, University of California Press, 1996

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number HD1694 .C2 H37 1996

Hundley, Norris, The great thirst: Californians and water, 1770s-1990s, University of California Press, 1992

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number HD1694 .C2 H85 1992