Court to California : Entering Private Land for Water Tunnel Studies Is a Taking

March 14, 2014 | By J. DAVID BREEMER

In  the latest development in California’s water wars, the California Court of Appeals issued a significant decision yesterday in Property Reserve, Inc. v. Superior Court, 2014 WL 978309 (Cal Ct. App. 2014). The opinion limits the State’s ability to enter and test private land it hopes to condemn for a public water project of stat ...