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Basin Adjudication

Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Basin (Basin No. 6-54) Adjudication

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Indian Wells Valley Water District’s Counsel

James A. Worth, Esq.                                          
McMurtrey, Hartsock, Worth & St. Lawrence
2001 22nd Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Tel. (714) 277-1750


Douglas J. Evertz, Esq.   
Murphy & Evertz LLP
650 Town Center Drive, Suite 550
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tel. (714) 277-1750


Indian Wells Valley Water District v. All Persons Who Claim a Right to Extract Groundwater in the Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Basin No. 6-54

Orange County Superior Court case number 30-2021-01187275-CU-OR-CJC.


As of Friday, 12/2/22, the Orange County Superior Court granted the Indian Wells Valley Water District’s request to extend the suspension of the Court’s $1,000 filing fee. This means that anyone who wants to file the form Answer and participate in the lawsuit no longer has to pay the $1,000 filing fee. The waiver will expire on February 28, 2023.

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