CENT. AND W. BASIN WATER REPLENISHMENT DIST. v. S. CALIFORNIA WATER CO., B155143
Unused storage space in the Central Basin, a groundwater basin, is a public resource, and the plaintiff is authorized to manage it.
- Decided 06/12/2003
- Published 06/12/2003
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Rockard J. Delgadillo, City Attorney, Richard M. Helgeson, Senior Assistant City Attorney for Water and Power, Edward Schlotman, Assistant City Attorney and Julie A. Conboy, Deputy City Attorney, for Amicus Curiae City of Los Angeles, acting by and through the Los Angels Department of Water and Power., Lemieux & O'Neill and Steven P. O'Neill, Westlake Vg., for Amicus Curiae Central Basin Municipal Water District., Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliot, Frederic A. Fudacz and Alfred E. Smith, Los Angeles, for Amicus Curiae Upper Los Angeles River Area Watermaster and Main San GabrielBasin Watermaster.
- For Appellees:
- Hatch & Parent, Robert J. Saperstein, Santa Barbara, and Russell M. McGlothlin for Defendant and Appellant., Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava & Maccuish, Edward J. Casey and Paeter E. Garcia for Plaintiff and Respondent.