Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in making

LA Times: The lawsuits hit the courts within days of the state mailing notices to some Central Valley irrigation districts: They were to stop diverting from rivers and streams because there wasn't enough water to go around. Unsurprising as the move may be in this fourth year of drought, to the districts, the notices amounted to an assault on water rights they have held for more than a century. "This is an attempted water grab," said Steve Knell, general manager of the Oakdale Irrigation District, one......

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