Water Resources Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Water Policy Review Board Records

Boxes 65-68
3.35 cubic feet
Arrangement: By type of record, thereunder chronological by date

Series documents the activities of the Water Policy Review Board that was created in 1976 to establish policy for the use and control of the state's water resources. The director and staff of the Water Resources Department carried out the policy set by the board. The board was preceded by the Water Resources Board and succeeded in 1985 by the Water Resources Commission.

Series contains correspondence, agendas, minutes, and notes of board meetings; records and transcripts of hearings; committee reports and correspondence; and reports and correspondence sent to board members in preparation of board meetings. Subjects covered in the records include water use policy, irrigation, fish and wildlife, hydroelectric power, and minimum stream flows.

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