AB 2776 is a bill that would place onerous and costly restrictions on voluntary water transfers, undermining long-established water rights by impairing agricultural to municipal use water transfers of greater than 20 years.
Although current state law supports voluntary water transfers that protect existing water uses and the environment, AB 2776 would limit such transfers even if the buyer, seller, local water supply agency and California Department of Water Resources agree that the transfers would be beneficial to the state! With increasing regulatory restrictions on traditional water supplies, homebuilders are reliant upon voluntary water transfers to meet the state's population growth.
Please join our effort to defeat this bill by sending a letter to members of the California Senate's Appropriations Committee asking them to oppose this bill!
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