BB&K In the News Jan 21, 2015

Water Commission Discusses Allocation Process for Proposition 1 Water Shortage Funding

BB&K Attorney and State Water Commission Chair Joe Byrne Quoted by ACWA on Water Storage Projects

California Water Commission members got an update Wednesday on development of regulations and parameters for allocating $2.7 billion in water storage funding, as provided by Proposition 1. The commission also discussed the process of determining the public benefit of water storage projects and heard various suggestions from the Department of Water Resources and ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn.

“The importance of public benefits associated with water storage projects cannot be overstated,” said Water Commission Chair Joe Byrne. “We look forward to a thorough and thoughtful public process – guided by significant stakeholder input and collaboration – to determine how to best invest in multi-purpose projects that provide these critical benefits.”

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