Water bills scheduled for hearing

January 5th, 2017  |  Published in SB 5002, SB 5003, SB 5005

Three water rights bills have been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Trade & Economic Development at 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 12.

The bills are:

SB 5002 (Requiring certain water banks to replace leased water rights provided for mitigation with water rights that will be permanently available)

SB 5003 (Clarifying the authority of the department of ecology regarding minimum flows)

SB 5005 (Identifying certain water rights held by municipal water suppliers as water rights available for municipal water supply purposes)

The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Room 1 in Cherberg Building.

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