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Policy for Water Sales Outside the Buffer Strip

This policy expands the sale of Ruth Lake water to include agencies, their contractors, and private parties (not private property owners) using water outside the buffer strip for specified short term and intermittent purposes.  Agencies include such entities as Trinity County and the U.S. Forest Service.  Private parties include construction contractors and logging companies.  The water is intended for use in road construction, maintenance and dust control.  It is not the intent of this policy to charge for water used in fire fighting and related training.

Application for Permit to Withdraw Water from Ruth LakePolicy for Water Sales Outside the Buffer Strip