Four water rights bills were heard in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Trade & Economic Development today
- SB 5002 (Requiring certain water banks to replace leased water rights provided for mitigation with water rights that will be permanently available) Non-partisan bill analysis
- SB 5003 (Clarifying the authority of the department of ecology regarding minimum flows) Non-partisan bill analysis
- SB 5005 (Identifying certain water rights held by municipal water suppliers as water rights available for municipal water supply purposes) Non-partisan bill analysis
- SB 5010 (Promoting water conservation by protecting certain water rights from relinquishment) Non-partisan bill analysis
You can watch the hearing here or in the window below.