SACRAMENTO RIVER SETTLEMENT CONTRACTORS
A California Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation
The Sacramento River Settlement Contractors Corporation (Corporation) is a 501(c) (6) nonprofit mutual benefit corporation organized under the California Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law. The primary purpose for which this Corporation is formed is to protect and preserve the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors’ water rights, water supplies, and Sacramento River Settlement Contracts. In the context of the Corporation’s primary purpose, the Corporation may also (a) support governmental advocacy and public education efforts related to the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors’ interests; (b) address the needs for any renewals of the Sacramento River Settlement Contracts, any related consultations with state and federal resource agencies, and any related litigation or administrative proceedings; (c) provide for ongoing technical analysis of Central Valley Project and State Water Project operations, and related discussions with the United States Bureau of Reclamation, the California State Water Resources Control Board, the California Department of Water Resources, and other relevant federal and state agencies; and (d) carry on other activities associated with these goals as allowed by law.
In addition to the primary purpose above, the Corporation is formed to, in the Board’s discretion, (a) participate, as appropriate, in the development of river restoration projects that complement and protect the interests of the Sacramento River Settlement Contractors, and (b) participate, as appropriate, in the development of basin-wide planning for meeting the water supply needs in the Members’ service areas, including consideration of new surface water storage and conjunctive use projects.