Judges in their own words
“We are reminded of the song lyric from a half-century ago: ‘You don’t miss your water/Till your well runs dry.’ (William Bell, “You Don't Miss Your Water” (Universal Music Pub. Group 1961).)”
—Presiding Justice Conrad Rushing, writing for the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, in Great Oaks Water Co. v. Santa Clara Valley Water Dist., 242 Cal. App. 4th 1187 (2015). The court of appeal reversed a trial court ruling that had awarded a refund of extraction fees to a water retailer and remanded the case for a new trial.