BB&K In the News Mar 20, 2015

ACWA Legislative Symposium Looks at Groundwater, Prop. 218

BB&K Managing Partner Eric Garner Moderated a Panel Discussion on Key Water Issues Being Addressed by California Lawmakers

ACWA’s 2015 Legislative Symposium held in Sacramento March 4 focused on key water issues being addressed this legislative session, including the streamlining of groundwater basin adjudications and possible changes to Proposition 218.

The day-long conference, held at the Sacramento Convention Center, offered more than 140 attendees an opportunity to hear differing perspectives on water issues facing lawmakers this term. ACWA Vice President Kathy Tiegs opened the conference with welcoming remarks.

The first panel — “To Adjudicate or Not to Adjudicate? That is the Question” — explored proposals to streamline the groundwater adjudication process. The streamlining was addressed in the context of how it might intersect with the newly passed Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Eric Garner, an attorney with Best Best and Krieger, moderated the panel.

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