Garland v. Central Valley Regional Water Control Board, (3rd Dist. 12 C.D.O.S. 12051 filed Oct. 24, 2012) involves the question of whether the discharge of storm water with sediment from a residential construction site constitutes a violation under the federal Clean Water Act. The main issue was whether the adjacent ephemeral drainages encompassing swales, ditches, and culverts… Continue Reading
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