Glenn County - Tehama County - Colusa County , California.
(c) 2010, Mike Barkley (04/13/2010)

Comprehensive, Chronological INDEX of the case ; F=Filed, L=Lodged, S=Signed, R=Received

SWRCB APPLICATION A018965 - Jamieson/Fritz Mast Case Index
[see also ]

[schedule of allowed Angle Decree usage at shows that SWRCB did not have jurisdiction to make or consider this application]

Cat 1 CORRESPONDENCE VOL. 1 OF 1 RECORD OF FOLDER [" F " - date filed if date originated not evident]

[Inside of file front cover]

Applicant: Fritz Mast, Alma Mast
Address: 4 Cielo Court, Orinda, CA 94563

Application 18965 [pencil 14115, 16886 - C, 16144 - C, 20614, 20615]
Applicant: Hugh W. and Phillis M. Jamieson
Date filed 09/03/1959
Maps Filed 09/03/1959 E; 01/26/1960 E;
Forms Sent 03/16/1960 8,8a,8b
Fee $10.00

041260 GCID Ans 04/14/1960, Dism/Withdrawn 05/16/1960

  • 012660 Amended Application Received
  • 032260 Affidavit of Posting Received
  • 080260 Permit 12374 issued
  • 062664 Ext. Petition rec'd
  • 062464 Rept. of Insp. by F.M. Kuchta
  • 031665 Ext to 12/01/1966 to complete construction & use;
  • 041067 Rept. of Insp. by F.M. Kuchta
  • 042667 Received Notice of Assignment To Sandy Lake Company, a Limited Partnership;
  • 071067 Pet. to Change Character of use and place of use;
  • 071968 License 8688 issued & mailed to Glenn CR;
  • 042976 Records chgd to show Phyllis Bostick & Sandy Lake Company, a Limited Partnership as owners;
  • 101289 Assigned to Fritz Mast;

    Record of Fees:

    Record of Folders

    [Inside of file back cover]

    Progress Data Application 18965
    Source Unnamed Creek to Stony Creek
    Amount 200 afa
    POD NE 1/4 NW 1/4 S9 T20N R6W MDB & M
    Right of access yes
    Capacity conduit 500 GPM
    Maps: 1 tracing, 1 print
    Ref map II p. 22 Elk Creek
    Remarks, cleared by hearing section 05/24/1960 KLW
    spotted on Wall Map 09/14/1959 W.G.S.
    In form 02/02/1960 WGS
    Notices to: Reclamation


    071167 Check for Change, petition 07/10/1967, fee $10, form 16B (Request for License); "Irrigation use dropped about 4 years ago. Use now is Stockwatering & Recreational. Place of use is at the reservoir for both stockwatering and recreational uses." Forms to be sent "change order"; Clauses to be used "Special clause under season";
    071167 Route Slip
    012660 F Contour Map of Reservoir, Wright Dam and Reservoir, located just north of Elk Creek in Glenn County, 23 mi. NW of Willows, July 1959, August J. Hoever, Willows, Cal. Reg. Engr #2042, Lic. Sur #1935 [bottom of lake below 715', bottom of downstream edge of dam 719' per Ap 14115? [difference is earth fill source?]
    UNDATED General Project Map, Wright Dam and Reservoir; shows Elk Creek streets, reservoir, locations of parcels intended to be irrigated north of south, east, & north of diverted stream, plus parcels between in the broad bend of Stony between road & Stony north of bridge & road to Willows;
    UNDATED envelope says "Superseded", empty
    UNDATED taped together photocopy topo map showing 17 Mast ponds [?]

    PAPERS "BOUND" IN FILE (re-sorted in date order):


    090359 Application to Appropriate Unappropriated Water; Superseded, Hugh W. & Phyllis M. Jamieson, c/o Alex Johnson, Elk Creek, 200 a-f/annum collected 11/01 - 03/14 each season, for irrigation; POD south 792' & West 66' from the N 1/4 corner of S9 T20N R6W MDB & M; Point of rediversion 3,000' East of 3,000' North of SW corner S3 T20N R6W MDB & M within NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 S9 T20N R6W MDB & M, Glenn County, terminates in portable sprinkling sytem; dam 35' high, 320' long, 8.5' freeboard, earth; flood land in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 S8, N 1/2 NW 1/4 S9 T20N R6W; surface 27 acres, capacity 400 a-f, 200 a-f included in #14115; capacity of pump or conduit 500 gpm; cost $2,400; project existing; proposed use 25 ac SW 1/4 NE 1/4 , 10 ac NW 1/4 SE 1/4 , 40 ac NE 1/4 SW 1/4 , 50 ac E 1/2 NW 1/4 all S3; 40 ac SE 1/4 SE 1/4 , 80 ac N 1/2 SE 1/4 , 40 ac SE 1/4 NE 1/4 , 40 ac NE 1/4 SW 1/4 , all S4; all in T20N R6W MDB & M; own the land; 325 acres to be irrigated 05/01 - 11/15;; downstream claimants, OUWUA & GCID;
  • 090259 tag stapled to front, OK to File, WGS
    UNDATED Jamiesons authorize Alex Johnson to sign on their behalf;
    090459 receipt $10.00 Application
    090859 form letter Hill/SWRB to Johnson; Ap received, assigned #18965;
    091859 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Jamieson; need from your engineer 1) area curve of reservoir & 2) general project map; & thereafter amend your Ap "so that the map and the application are in agreement."
    102059 letter Dugan/Reclamation to Hill/SWRB; add his name to mailing list for 10 aps including this one
    102259 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Dugan/Reclamation; added your name to those mailing lists;
    120259 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Jamieson; not yet received info requested 09/15/1959; will cancel in 60 days if not received;
    120359 return receipt card
    120759 letter Johnson to Hill/SWRB; "I have your notice re Application #18965 and immediately phoned Mr. A.J. Hoever, Civil Engineer, who was to complete the map. Mr. Hoever promised to get the data to you immediately..."


    012960 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Jamieson; amended Ap & supporting maps delivered to SWRB office by Mr. Hoever 01/26/1960. Further action in due course....
    020860 form letter SWRB to DWR supervision of Dams; details on ap;
    031660 form letter to Jamieson; enclosed notice to post by 03/31/1960 with affidavit by 04/25/1960;
    031660 Notice of Application to Appropriate Water; mailing list on back;
    031660 form letter Hill to Elk Creek Postmaster; please post
    031860 return receipt cards
    032160 Affidavit of Posting Notice; "on the bulletin board in the Elk Creek Post Office and General Store in Elk Creek, Calif" & "on a conspicuous place in the entrance to Bickford's Garage in Elk Creek, Calif."
    032460 form letter Hill/SWRB to Jamieson; acknowledge received affidavit, action to follow;
    041160 letter Dwinell/GCID to SWRB; enclosed protests of GCID to 18965 of Jamieson and 18896 [Kendrick Creek] of Simpson Finnell, Jr.;
    041160 Protest; GCID, Deprive protestant of water it requires for irrigation of land within its boundaries and to which it has established right; "The past and present use of the Protestant has required the district to take all of the water in Stony Creek for irrigation purposes [regardless of whether or not it was entitled to?]; may be discharged & dismissed if "the diversion season named in said application from November 1 of each year to March 14 of the succeeding year is changed to read from December 1 of each year to March 14 of the succeeding year.", protest served by mail";
  • UNDATED stapled to the back: "The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District during the past six years has supplied water to approximately 50,000 acres of rice, 6,000 acres general crops, and 20,000 acres of clover each year and to supply these crops its water rights are fully used. [para] Water was first diverted and used by the Central Irrigation District (predecessor of protestant) in 1883, then use was expanded under its successor, Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District, to the extent that during the irrigation season of each year all waters of Stony creek are diverted into its canal by means of a dam across the creek approximately one-fourth mile west of Stony Creek bridge. [para] The district's rights and use of water from the source from which applicant proposes to divert is based upon the following Notices of Appropriation, duly posted and recorded as were required by the Civil Code of this State, and which rights are now owned and held by the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District. All the foregoing notices posted and recorded and appropriations were made with the intent of using all of the waters of Stony Creek, to be carried through the main canal. The headgates on both sides of Stony Creek were constructed shortly after 1883 by the original Central Irrigation District (predecessor of Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District) all waters of Stony Creek during the irrigation season thereafter have been diverted into the district's canal by means of a dam across the creek and all waters have been used for irrigation purposes. [para] The district's right to the water was further sustained in the action and judgment in the case of U.S. v. Angle, et al, No. 30 U.S. District Court, in which it was held the defendant, Glenn Colusa Irrigation District is recognized and entitled as against the Plaintiff, the United States, to all the waters of Stony Creek and tributaries, except stored waters of the United States and 265 cubic feet of natural water flow to which the United States is entitled." [uh, not exactly]

    041460 letter Jamieson to SWRB, "willing to stipulate that water collected between November first and December first should be subject to a provision "When surplus water is availabe as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation."
    041860 letter Frost/OUWUA atty to Johnson; affirming OUWUA Manager Hollis's understanding with Johnson "that you will amend Application 18965 so that the season of your proposed diversion will be limited to the period of 'December 1, of each year to March 14, of the succeeding year, and in the month of November when surplus water is available.'" ; if you advise SWRB so no protests need be filed
    041960 form letter Hill/SWRB to Jamieson; protest has been received & was served on you, please answer it & any other & serve a copy on protestant by 05/10/1960. If agreement possible, can extend the deadline;
    041960 letter Hill/Executive Officer to GCID; received your protests on 18965 & 18896;
    042860 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Frost/atty; received & sending copy of Jamieson letter, will amend the ap in accordance with the stip;
    050960 letter Dwinell/GCID to SWRB; protest may be dismissed if the following term is used: "When be limited to period Dec 1 of each year to March 14, of the Succeeding year and in the Month of Nov. when Surplus water is avabile." [all sic]
    051660 letter Hill/Executive Officer to GCID; your 05/09 letter acknowledge, application amended accordingly, GCID protest dismissed;
    UNDATED Inter-Office Memo Jeffs/SWRB to files; "During Mr. Paul M. Dwinell's visit to this office on May 10 the writer, discussed conditions of withdrawal as stated on" GCID "protest against A-18965. Dwinell was informed that" OUWUA "had agreed to a clause which limited the diversion during November to surplus water and that applicant had agreed to accept limited diversion during November as determined by the U.S.B.R. [para] Mr. Dwinell drafted his letter of May 10 and although the words "as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation" were not included in his letter it is the writers opinion that this was understood and that the wording would not be objectionable to the District."

    090359 Application to Appropriate Unappropriated Water; work copy?,
  • adding machine tally stapled to back, "Total acreage on map and paragraph 11, 303.10" acres;
  • note stapled to back, "Place of Use, Irrigation of 303.1 acres consisting of: 67.0 acres within Section 3, 191.2 acres within Section 4, 44.6 acres within Section 9, T20N R6W MDB & M"; "Unnamed creek flows into Stony Creek on applicants property, claimants of water from Stony Creek are" OUWUA & GCID
    052660 Check for Permit; protest GCID 04/12/1960, withdrawn 05/16/1960; "Called supervision of dams - said not to insert dam clause, Applicants have already filed plans. App 18523 [now 18523A, B, & C ?]- a downstream user but permit action has been initiated." Under permit, covered by A-16144, 16886, P-11225, 11226; [these 2 files are no longer around?]
    052760 Permit Terms; penciled in: "8. In accordance with the requirements of Water Code Section 1393, permittee shall clear the site of the proposed reservoir of all structures, trees, and other vegetation which would interfere with the use of the reservoir for water storage and recreational purposes."
    063060 Approval for Signature, Water Right Permit; "No prior pending protested applications affected."
    080260 form letter Hill/SWRB to Jamieson; Ap approved, send $5 immediately; covered by minimum fee 13.2 acres - $5; covered by P-11225, 11226 289.9 acres, total 303.1 acres [no charge?] total due $5
    080260 form letter Hill/SWRB to Jamieson; Permit on the back of the enclosed ap
    081160 form letter Hill/SWRB to Dwinell/GCID; FYI, issued permit to Jamieson
    081060 receipt Jamieson $5.00
    081260 return receipt card, Johnson for Jamieson


    100461 F Progress Report by Permittee for the Year 1961; 27-1/2 acres, max 944 head, 1/4 acre lawn, fishing & boating; irrigation April - Sept.; different in future? "Water down below suction level late in September with present use"; used as much as expected? "Needed more water this year but excessive evaporation limited further use"; filled? "Reservoir full spring"; emptied? "Down to pump suction but water still available for livestock"; collected "November to April"


    091962 Progress Report by Permittee for the Year 1962; use as much? "No. We pump to suction limit with present pump, but may be able to irrigate additional acreage with pump at different site"; source go dry? "No record kept, but soon after rain stops"; down at end of season? "12 feet"; irrigation; "27.5 acres Irrigated pasture - clovers and grasses"; stock watering, number of animals; 2358 [!]; 1/3 acre lawn - no house use; boating, fishing, swimming, and duck hunting"


    120263 Progress Report by Permittee for the Year 1963; use as much? "About normal use - In a very dry season we have used more"; end of season? down "12 feet"; irrigation "27-1/2 acres Irrigated pasture" "3563 head"; "2 dwellings, 6 persons, lawn 8,000 sq ft." "Boating and fishing"
    122763 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Jamieson; no need for extension application under 14115 since max use was within permit period but cannot return the filing fee; under 18965 more construction work needed so should petition for extension for that one, complete form & send another $5. [unused payment on 14115 doesn't carry over to 18965 ?]


    061764 notice F.M. Kuchta will inspect 06/24/1964 10 a.m.
    062664 receipt Jamieson $5.00
    070264 envelope "Paid Check $5.00"
  • UNDATED check stub "Jamieson Ranches, Inc."

    062664 Extension Petition; 3-year, spent to date $12,000+; during last period "Only Maintenance"; percent complete "90%"; estimate date of completion/max use "1966"; why delayed? "Presently prevented from additional development because ranch is under lease also water shortage during present season - reservoir lacked 75 AF or more of filling"; "Rec'd additional $5.00 ck" 07/02/1964; "Place in uncleared collections to be returned as fee has already been paid on" 06/26/1964
    062664 Jamieson $5.00
    070364 Receipt $5.00 to "Uncleared Collections"
    062464 Report of Inspection [4th one, see 1960, 1963, 1967 in Ap 14115]; Season 11/01 - 03/14 ("Collection during November allowed only during those years when USBR states that surplus water is available"; permitted acreage "303.1 acres"; "appropriation is considered to be incomplete inasmuch as there is a good possibility that additional land will be developed and in this case, there will be a greater withdrawal from the reservoir each year. [para] ...recommended...extension to" 12/01/1966. "...reservoir is complete and has a capacity of about 400 AF of which 200 AF of storage and withdrawal is covered under prior filing A-14115. Normal present withdrawal each year is about 225 AF of which 25 AF is covered under this filing--if additional land is developed this will probably be incresed by 75 to 100 AF." "If addtional land is developed on northerly side of reservoir an additional pump will be required." capacity of limiting "Wright Reservoir--400 AF"; how determined? "Survey by August J. Hoever RE #2042 -- map filed with this application -- some checks made on various distances and depths by sounding." [p. 2] "When license is issued there will undoubtedly be a considerable reduction in acreage --from over 300 down to about 40." "Present tentative plan (when present lease expires in July) is to level about 20 acres of the land that is now being sprinkled so that it may be served in strip checks, then plant possibly an additional 20 acres of pasture along the northerly edge of the lake which will be served by sprinkling." "Up to 1964 water was used each year for the sprinkling of about 27 acres of mixed clover pasture and in addition there was stockwatering use by from 900 to 3500 head of cattle from the reservoir." "Water which would otherwise waste into the ocean is collected during the rainy season--present and proposed methods of irrigation are normal or conservative for this area." to storage "Normally November 1 to December 1 but this year reservoir failed to fill and there was some collection to March 1";held over in dead storage "About 175 AF" [to p. 3] evident that permittee plans to proceed? "Yes--depending upon lessee and possible sale." diligence? "Yes and No -- 'Yes' under circumstances of land being under lease to lessee who does not care to proceed further--new contract to be negotiated in July of this year will cover this situation"; "No previous extension has been granted in connection with this particular filing and while a use of 25 AF of the 200 covered under this filing does not seem very diligent, the use of 225 AF covered under the two filings (with a total of 400 AF) does indicate a greater diligence and in all fairness, it does appear that an extension should be granted to" 12/01/1966. "This is not a simple project to develop from this point on -- some additional land (about 20 acres) can be developed by simply moving the sprinkler system and installing an additional pump, but for much of the remainder of the land, besides clearing, etc. a lift from lake to land of from 80 to 100 feet would be required and it would be very simple to arrive in a situation where additional development of land would decrease profits rather than increasing them. [to p. 4] "In addition to the perplexing situation which faces the permittees as to when the ranch should be considered as developed, in an irrigation sense, to the most economical point there will be a puzzling situation when an attempt is made to license this filing. The earlier filing (A-14115) covers 200 AF of storage in, and withdrawal from Wright Reservoir. The uses covered are irrigation, stockwatering and recreational. [para] So far everything appears to be normal and proper; however, when it is considered that the junior filing covers only irrigation use, the puzzle begins. Presumably, the first 200 AF removed from the reservoir is covered under A-14115, but both stockwatering and recreational uses require that some water remain in the reservoir at the close of the irrigation season. This 'dead storage' can only be covered under the earlier filing, which in turn means that a portion of the 200 AF removed must have been covered under A-18965 in order to leave a reasonable amount in storage for recreational uses of swimming, boating (reservoir was originally constructed for use by a sailboat) and to maintain fishlife, not to mention a supply of water to maintain up to 3500 head of cattle through the fall until winter rains begin to refill the reservoir. the question then arises as to how much of the 200 AF would be considered as a reasonable amount to cover these uses. Normally, to date about 175 AF is allowed to remain in 'dead storage' mainly because the pump can only pull the reservoir down to that point. [para] The easiest solution, of course, would be to file petition to include stockwatering and recreational uses under the junior filing, then all withdrawal over and above 200 AF would automatically be considered as withdrawal under the latter filing, or, if there is no further development, it will be necessary to file such a petition in order that permittees may have a right to place up to 400 AF in storage. [para] This is the first season since the reservoir was constructed some 15 or more years ago that it has not been filled. This season it lacked over 5' or about 75 AF of filling, while in some winters it has been known to fill in one 24-hour period of heavy rain."
  • General Sketch of the Project - like 1963 in 14115, plus "Area-capacity curve in file -- Normally drawn down + or - 200 AF each season and has filled each winter except 63-64"; "20 Ac + or - of [27-1/2 acres] "may be leveled for strip check irrigation."
    071564 memo Hill/Executive Officer to Klusman; send the extra $5 back to Jamieson.


    031665 Order Approving A New Development Schedule; construction & use to 12/01/1966
    012265 Approval for Signature, Extension Order;
    031665 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Jamieson; order granting extension of time enclosed;
    031965 return receipt card, Jamieson


    UNDATED F.M. Kuchta to inspect 04/10/1967; "notified by telephone" 04/04/1967 "Ranch has been sold -- New manager Herman Huff" similar to 04/10/1967 in 14115.htm , "Survey by August J. Hoever RE 2042 -- map filed with this application -- some checks made as to distance from various points to dam, etc. Soundings made in lower end of reseroir -- check with information on map." [to p. 2] "All irrigation dropped. Place of use will be reservoir and 1/16th section in which corrals are located" "Recreational use at reservoir is fishing, swimming, duck hunting, boating and there has been some water skiing. Reservoir was originally built for sail-boating. [para] Livestock drink direct from the reservoir and also some water is pumped from the reservoir to stock troughs in the corrals." wasteful? "No...Uses are normal. Livestock use would not require a reservoir of this size but some of the recreational uses do." "Up to 2000 head of cattle in recent years--recreational use not susceptible to description in 'units'"; max, "since irr. abandoned 150" + or - ...1966, dead storage 250 AF; "This reservoir holds 400 AF. First 200 AF covered under licensed A-14115. Also are riparian to this stream [not since Angle]. Stony Creek and many others on 10,000 acre ranch. Have Applications 20614 and 20615 covering 16 other stock reservoirs on ranch." [to p. 3] "Irrigation use was abandoned about 4 years ago and since that time drawdown has been only '5 or 6' feet each year resulting from seepage, evaporation and some withdrawal for watering of 2000 head of cattle. All withdrawal will be covered under the earlier application." [to p. 4] "About two years ago this 10,000 acre ranch was sold by the Jamieson's to two or more groups that appear to be land speculators. Elk Creek Associates and Sandy Lake Development Company. According to Records in Glenn County Court House it appears that all of the land upon which reservoirs covered under Applications 14115, 18965, 20614 and 20615 are located is owned by Elk Creek Associates. [in red, 'No - FMK'] [para] Needless to say they have no interest in costly irrigation projects and have actually abandoned the irrigation system that was in operation under the former ownership. They do lease the land for grazing purposes and a Ranch Manager is maintained on the property. During portions of the year he is actually released by Elk Creek Associates and is paid by the owner of the cattle (wionter months). Present ranch manager is Herman Huff. [para] Business affairs for both Elk Creek Associates and Sandy Lake Development Co. are handled by Mr. Alex Winitsky in Beverly Hills. It is believed that Application 20615 was incorrectly assigned to him as an individual. At the earlies possible time, he will be contacted by telephone to determine definitely how ownership of the four water rights filings should be shown. [para] There is a tentative plan for a subdivision on this property."
  • Area-Capacity Curve
    050367 letter Hill/Executive Officer to Winitsky & Sellers; received 04/26/1967 letter on ownership of 14115, 18965, 20614, 20615; amended ownership to show Sandy Lake Company, a limited partnership except for 20614 for Elk Creek Association [not Associates?] a limited partnership.
    063067 Request for License ; boilerplate: "If any reduction in amount, season or land description is necessitated when the rough calculations are checked, the owner will be notified and allowed 30 days within which to submit a protest to any change. If no protest is submitted the change will be considered acceptable....."; "Licensee's right hereunder extends only to water necessary to keep the reservoir full by replacing water beneficially used or lost by evaporation and seepage, and to refill if emptied for necessary maintenance and repair." "This constitutes a petition to change the character of use and the place of use." [in red: ] "Do not use as License Draft" "Rec'd $10. check" 047/10/1967;
  • taped to face "Do Not Use for Draft! See copy"


    041568 Progress Report by Permittee for the Year 1967; used every month, 200 Ac. Ft./year; stockwatering "500 units" (2 copies)
    071067 Record of Fees, $10.00 Del Norte Developers, Inc. [out of order in file]

    031665 Order Approving a New Development Schedule; to 12/01/1966, glued to
  • 090359 Application to Appropriate Unappropriated Water; [work copy?]
    - 042667 Received Notice of Assignment to Sandy Lake Company, a Limited Partnership
    - 080280 Permit, on back.
    071167 Check for License
    012868 Staff Recommendation for Water Rights License;
    071968 License for Diversion and Use of Water;
  • 072468 SWRCB certification of attached license


    100169 Report of Licensee for 1967, 1968, 1969; used every month; spilled every year; 8 ft below spillway at max [?]; 20' below spillway at min; stockwatering "commercial 350 hd."; recreational "fishing"; power generation--HP. "1 Horse Power";


    121872 F Report of Licensee for 1970, 1971, 1972; used every month; Spilled 1970 & 1971, not 1972; down end of season 7 ' 1970, 7 or 8' 1971, 15' 1972; stockwatering "mixed, 500 head"; "All this lake is used for in last eight years is for Stock Water."


    120575 F Report of Licensee for 1973, 1974, 1975; used every month; spilled 1973 & 1974, not yet for 1975; max down 3 ft from spillway 1973 & 1974, "not yet" for 1975; 25 ft down end of season 1973 & 1974, not yet 1975; beef cattle 125 head; small garden, fishing; add "co-partner, Phyliss Bostick... St. Helena"


    0227?? Contact Report, Rinehart & ??; "Mr. A.H. Huff stated that property has been divided and Mrs. Phyliss Bostrick [sic] is a co-owner. A letter will be sent."
    031776 Contact Report Rinehart & Alex Winitsky; "Mr. Winitsky confirmed that A20614 and A20615 (Lic 8550 & 8551) are owned by Phyliss Bostick, and that Mrs. Bostick also owns a portion of the land adjacent and inundated by Wright Reservoir which is covered by A14115 and A18965 (Lic 7202 and 8688). Assignment will be made accordingly. Mr. Winitsky stated that he has authorization as General Partner to act as agent in behalf of Sandy Lake Co. Partnership."
    032476 letter Page/Supervising Engineer to Bostick; received reports, will change ownership to you on 20614 & 20615 and add you as co-owner on 14115 and 18965
    040276 letter Page/Supervising Engineer to Bostick; per your 03/25/1976 letter & following phone call; enclosed, topos showing reservoir locations, copies of license for them
    042976 letter Page/Supervising Engineer to Bostick: your visit to office 04/20, changing Lic 8551 to Bostick, Sandy Lake, & Elk Creek Associates, 8550 to Elk Creek Associates, 8688 & 8702 Bostick & Sandy Lake


    121878 contact report Bostick called Smith/Div WRights; had questions, asked for copies of the 3 licenses; "co-owner Elk Creek Assoc (Lic 8551) has sold the property, but she is not sure to whom. She is in contact with some of partners of Elk Creek Assoc. and will encourage them to inform us of the changes"; her new address in Pacific Grove (she is formerly Mrs. Jamieson)


    010979 F Report of Licensee for 1976, 1977, 1978; used every month except June-Oct; stockwater 400 Herefords each year; hunting & fishing; signed by Bostick
    010979 F Report of Licensee for 1976, 1977, 1978; used every month except July-Oct; same Ap; level at max 4 ft down from spillway; end of season dry 1976 & 1977, 8' down 1978; 100+ beef cattle, fishing; signed by Huff [yup, 2 reports, same Ap, same years]


    010283 F Report of Licensee for 1980, 1981, 1982; used no months?; not spill 1980, spilled 1981 & 1982; 8' down from spillway 1980; end of season 14' down 1980, 12' 1981, 8' 1982'; stock 500 cattle & horses; 3 people 1980, 2 1981 & 1982; 2 acres garden; fishing - row boat; reduce water loss; "inspect & poison squirrels"; conservation after use, "livestock watering only"; "comes in, stored, & used as per livestock ranching, no wastewater - no pollution - no treatment - none applies"


    102786 contact report Mr. Bernard Doorman/Sandy Lake & Espinoza/Div WRights; he is the person who completes the forms, send them to him & send copy of 1980, 1981, & 1982 report;
    041067 for license "will arrange with Mr. Winitsky by telephone to send in petitions 16A & statement as to ownership" [out of order in file]
  • UNDATED taped thereto, "Archie, Hold off on assignments until I talk to Winitsky -- I think 14115, 18965 20614 and 20615 will all be in name of Elk Creek Associates -- c/o Alex Winitsky -- note change in schedule because of mud. Have been able to work in gravelly area but not adobe. FMK"


    110186 F Report of Licensee for 1983, 1984, 1985; used no months?; spilled each year, 8' down from spillway each year end; approx 500 cattle - horses; 3 persons; 2 acres garden; fish-boat-swim; reduce water losses "poison squirrels"; after use, "livestock watering only"


    101689 F Report of Licensee for 1986, 1987, 1988; used May - Nov; conservation, "repaired leaky pipes"; minimize erosion "Will create a plan in future"
    041989 14415 [sic] 18965 20614 20615 changed to Fritz & Alma Mast unless hear otherwise within 30 days, enclosed copies of licenses & USGS quads showing locations
    051189 contact report Mast called O'Hagan/Div WRights; text in 14115.htm
    091989 contact report Bob Atkinson/CalTrans & Dave [garbled]/Div WRights; ownership on 18965 changed to Fritz Mast


    012392 Report of Licensee for 1989, 1990, 1991; used every month; spilled 1989 & 1991, not 1990, 1990 3' down at max; end of season 6', 7' & 6' down, "mostly evaporation" ; no irrigation, 80-100 cattle in winter, horses in summer 1989 & 1990, 60-80 in 1991; fishing; minimize erosion "squirrl controll [sic];


    041295 Report of Licensee for 1992, 1993, 1994; used no months; livestock 500 pair, 3 persons; 5 acres garden; fishing


    042297 Report of Licensee for 1994, 1995, 1996; used every month except June-Oct 1994 & 1995, Jul-Oct 1996; spilled 1995 & 1996, not 1994; 1994 max 2' down from spillway; end of season 6' down 1995 & 1996, 7' down 1994; livestock 500 pair 1994 & 1995, 800 heifrs [?] 1996; 3 persons, 5 acres garden, fishing; "Note: Sandy Lake"
    051297 letter Okada/Div WRights to Mast; you asked to revoke Ap 20614/ License 8550; you stated Ap 14115/License 7202 is partially on property owned by Mr. Floyd Harlan; Your Ap 20615 report you show reservoirs 1,3,6, & 15 (36 AF total) are on Mr. Harlan's property, enclosed is a form to request a division of license, & we sent one to Mr. Harlan also. discrepancy on #5, enclosed is a map showing its location, if on Mr. Harlan's, please note that on the split request


    100303 Report of Licensee for 2000, 2001, 2002; used every month; "used very minimal; pond stays 80+ full"; spilled each year; approx 50 cows & calfs [sic] & horses;


    010804 "Water Rights Fee" bill $100


    042506 Report of Licensee for 2003, 2004, 2005; used every month; "Lifestock [sic] use & garden & corrals sprinkeled, Dec 1 - May 31; Please Investigate if Mr. Cowen is paying for his share of this pond. He has access on a fair amount to the pond. If not he should pay some amount of his share. F.M."; spilled each year; stock: "cows & calfes, Horses & sprinkle Corral & Garden" [all sic]; Ducks & Geese & Deer; conservation: "% of use does not need conservation" "I object that these fees keep going up. I believe that these charges should be droped since Im the 1st rancher; since the issuing of the License; Im ingauged with Wildlife Conservation projects. Also I want a report of my neighbour to the west Mr. Cowen is carring his share. After the Dam was build th ranch was split up." [all sic] "The Mast Family Ltd Partnership"


    051009 Report of Licensee for 2006, 2007, 2008; used every month, spilled every year; "cows, calves & Horses/Sprinkel [sic] Corrals & Garden" ; Ducks & Geese; conservation "Small % of use not needed to conserve"

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