Calif. Water District Wins Docs In $35M Contract Suit

Law360, New York (September 9, 2011, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A California water district on Thursday won its motion for discovery in a $35 million suit alleging the federal government breached an agreement by failing to maintain the district's main aqueduct and illegally reduced its water supply during a shortage.

In the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Clear Creek Community Services District, a local water services agency in California's Central Valley, says the U.S. breached a contract to operate and maintain the Muletown Conduit, which brought water to the district. The district claims the government...
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