WEB UPDATE: Montague water district says Klamath Riverkeeper’s intent to sue contains ‘substantial inaccuracies’ – Yreka, CA –
WEB UPDATE: Montague water district says Klamath Riverkeeper’s intent to sue contains ‘substantial inaccuracies’
Siskiyou Daily News
March 14, 2012
Montague, Calif. — The Montague Water Conservation District has released its statement regarding the Klamath Riverkeepr’s notice of intent to sue the district “for ongoing operation of Dwinnell Dam and associated diversions in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).”
The statement reads:
“The Montague Water Conservation District received Klamath Riverkeeper’s Notice of Intent to Sue recently.
“The notice was served without any prior communications from Klamath Riverkeeper or any attempt at informal resolution. This is disturbing, given the district has been very pro-active in making every effort to meet or exceed the ever-changing regulations governing the distribution of its members’ water rights.
“The district has also made substantial efforts to work with the governing agencies to improve habitat while preserving their members’ rights. Unfortunately, the Notice of Intent to Sue from the Klamath Riverkeeper contains substantial inaccuracies. The district is hopeful that once the true facts are known, the notice will be withdrawn. The district remains steadfastly committed to protecting its members water rights and compliantly maintaining its water distribution system in this difficult regulatory environment.”
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