Private Water Law

Category: Mutual water companies

Water Allocation Within California Mutual Water Companies: De Boni Corporation v. Del Norte Water Company

I have written several posts about mutual water companies in California and continue to see a lot of interest in the topic from readers. This post describes a recent court decision regarding the method of allocating water supplies within a mutual…

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Water Transfers by California Mutual Water Companies

I have been asked several times in the past few weeks whether California mutual water companies are authorized to transfer water to non-shareholders at a profit. It appears some activists have begun arguing that California Public Utilities Code § 2705…

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FAQs for California Mutual Water Companies

I have received many comments and questions on my earlier post about California Mutual Water Company Basics. In order to protect the privacy of questioners, I have responded to most individually rather than on this blog. In the belief that…

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California Mutual Water Company Basics

I have noticed that a number of readers find their way to my blog seeking information related to California mutual water companies. In an effort to respond to that apparent demand, this post is devoted to some of the basics of those organizations.  There…

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