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UPDATES on Russian River and Lake Mendocino

UPDATED JUNE 10, 2024:

Russian River Temporary Urgency Change Approved

On April 15, 2024 Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) filed temporary urgency change petitions (TUCPs) with the State Water Resources Control Board Division of Water Rights (SWRCB.) The petitions were submitted to modify the minimum instream flow requirements for the Russian River as established by Decision 1610. On June 6, 2024, the SWRCB issued an Order Approving Temporary Urgency Change. For more information, see documents linked below:

2024, 6-6 Temporary Urgency Change Order.pdf2024, 4-15 Temporary Urgency Change Petition by Sonoma Water.pdf


More information on TUCPs can be found on Sonoma Water's webpage:

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