Rationing and Ruin! State Water Board Cease and Desist Order Goes Into Effect

April 22, 2010

The Carmel River meets the ocean

A Santa Clara County judge today removed the temporary injunction, imposed last November by a Monterey County judge, and allowed the much-feared Cease and Desist Order (limiting Cal-Am’s ability to pump from the Carmel River) to go into effect. Read the rest of this entry »


Order WR 2009-0060: State Water Board Cracks Down on Cal-Am’s Carmel River Water Addiction

November 3, 2009


The Carmel River

A few weeks ago, Monterey Peninsula residents were treated to an unusual spectacle as much of the local business and political leadership boarded busses for Sacramento for a humiliating session of begging and pleading with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Read the rest of this entry »