Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria Groundwater Basin’




Judge sides with Nipomo in South County water dispute

waterwar

A Santa Clara judge has tentatively rejected a legal bid by three South County cities to halt new development and new groundwater pumping on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] As part of a longstanding battle over the use of the Santa... (Continue reading)

Developers may pay for Pismo Beach to recycle water

water money

The Pismo Beach City Council is considering turning to developers to cover the costs of a $29.7 million water recycling project. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the City Council will vote on whether to charge a fee on new development and redevelopment... (Continue reading)

Cities demand halt to Nipomo Mesa development

waterwar

The cities of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Pismo Beach are seeking a court order barring new development and new groundwater pumping on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] The three South County cities have long been battling the Nipomo Community Services... (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)