This webinar will explore and evaluate the underlying fundamentals of water law and policy in California, with a brief comparison to water laws applicable in Arizona. Participants will learn the essential elements of water management laws, including:
The types of property rights applied to water
The demarcation between public and private interests in water resources
The different legal regimes applied to surface water and groundwater and how the two are coordinated
Federal versus state authority in water management
The various legal institutions that govern the use of water
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) conducted its first snow pack survey of the year and while its findings were not surprising, they set an ominous tone for the future of the state’s water supply.
The U.S. Department of Labor has published a notice in the Federal Registerannouncing the Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) for agriculture employers utilizing the H-2A program. The 2014 AEWRs and Prevailing Wage rates are effective January 6th.