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Supervisors agree on restricting exportation of groundwater

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of an ordinance that it will make it difficult to export groundwater out of a local basin or into another county. [Tribune] Anyone wishing to export groundwater... (Continue reading)

California plans to cut off state water

California officials announced Friday plans to shut off state water allotments to farmers and communities beginning in the spring. [MercuryNews] For the first time in its 54-year history, the State Water Project won’t allot any water to the 25 million... (Continue reading)

Supreme Court tosses Santa Maria groundwater rights case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of the disputed Santa Maria Groundwater Basin management plan, ending 16 years of costly litigation over water supplies in Northern Santa Barbara County and Southern San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)