Introduced by over 100 House Democrats, the Clean Water Act of 2023 seeks to undo the Supreme Court's Sackett decision, a key ruling in Waters of the US.
If approved by the governor, California's recently-passed Senate Bill 389 will subject pre-1914 water claims to greater regulatory scrutiny.
The Ute Tribe appeals a water rights lawsuit dismissal, mirroring the Navajo Nation's legal challenges, sparking debates on tribal rights and government obligations.
The EPA announced new Clean Water Act Section 401 rules last week that bolster state and tribal authority over water quality impacts from federal projects.
The Hualapai Tribe in Arizona celebrated a $312 million water rights settlement with federal officials on Thursday, aiming to secure water access and foster economic growth.
Colorado's HB23-1257 legislation combats water quality issues in mobile home parks, providing a framework for testing, remediation, and funding to protect residents.