Local Activists Protest Water Agency Merger Bill
The proposed bill would reorganize the Newhall County Water District and the Castaic Lake Water Agency into the Santa Clarita Valley Water District. The bill would generally specify the powers and purposes, as well as the boundaries, of the Santa Clarita Valley Water District and would provide that the purpose of the district is to provide, sell, manage, and deliver surface water, groundwater, and recycled water at retail or wholesale within the district’s territory. The bill would prescribe the composition of the board of directors of the