- In 2006, CICWCD filed for groundwater in the basins of Pine and Wah Wah Valleys (WR Area 14 & 69) for 15,000 and 12,000 AC/FT respectively.
- CICWCD also filed on 10,000 AC/FT in Hamlin Valley but has not acted on such applications because at the time there were interstate negotiations between Nevada and Utah.
- 2012-2015 CICWCD contracted with the BLM, Division of Water Rights and USGS, to conduct a study on water sustainability in Pine and Wah Wah Valleys.
- May 2014, The State Engineer approved the water rights and in 2019 the water rights were decreed by the court through a settlement with Beaver County and SITLA. The District received 15,000 AC/FT from Pine and 6,525 AC/FT from Wah Wah and an additional 4,025 AC/FT at a fixed time.
- The first phase of the West Desert Water Supply Project will import water from Pine Valley.
- The District began working on importing water between 2013 and 2017, by drilling multiple test wells and conducting lithological studies, hydrologic tests, and pump tests.
- In 2015, the environmental process for the Pine Valley Water Supply and Conservation Project was started.
- During 2018, the District submitted the application for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) with the BLM.
- During 2019-2022, the District, with the BLM, will perform an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), conducting archaeological, biological and hydrological surveys to analyze potential impacts and receive a Record of Decision for a Right-of-Way.
***Please note that this a tentative timeline, and shows the “best-case scenario”. Ultimately, it is up to the community to decide when this water will be needed.