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Brief Primer on San Juan Capistrano Tiered Water Rate Litigation and Appeal

Have you been following the lawsuit over San Juan Capistrano’s tiered water rate structure? If so, you know that the San Juan Capistrano City Council has appealed an adverse trial court ruling in Orange County Superior Court holding that the city’s tiered rate structure (a structure used by many Southern California cities) violates Proposition 218 [...]