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  • 2017 Potable Reuse Compendium

    2017 Potable Reuse Compendium

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency | January 11, 2018...
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    Appropriate and necessary treatment and reuse of wastewater to augment existing water resources is a rapidly expanding approach for both non-potable and potable...

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  • 2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion Maps

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    2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion Maps

    Monterey County Water Resources Agency (MCWRA) | April 24, 2018...
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  • A Compilation of Water Quality Goals

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    A Compilation of Water Quality Goals

    State Water Resources Control Board | January 1, 2016...
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    This State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) staff report, A Compilation of Water Quality Goals, supersedes the April 2011 edition and...

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  • A Legal Guide to the Public’s Rights to Access and Use of California’s Navigable Waters

    A Legal Guide to the Public’s Rights to Access and Use of California’s Navigable Waters

    California State Lands Commission | November 20, 2017...
    Summary

    In California, members of the public have rights to access and use navigable waters for many beneficial uses, including, but not limited to navigation, fishing, and recreation. These public rights are expressed in federal law, California’s Act of...

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  • A Practitioner’s Guide to Instream Flow Transactions in California

    The purpose of this guide is to help water right holders –and those assisting them – understand their options for keeping water instream in California.

    A Practitioner’s Guide to Instream Flow Transactions in California

    SWIFT Working Group, American Rivers, Nature Conservancy, Trout Unlimited, Scott River Water Trust, River Right, Alford Environmental | March 1, 2016...
    Summary

    The purpose of this guide is to help water right holders –and those assisting them – understand their options for keeping water instream...

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  • An Update of the Death Valley Regional Groundwater Flow System Transient Model, Nevada and California

    An Update of the Death Valley Regional Groundwater Flow System Transient Model, Nevada and California

    U.S. Geological Survey | October 31, 2016...
    Summary

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has revised the regional-scale Death Valley regional groundwater flow system (DVRFS) numerical model with new data and interpretations...

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  • Analysis of Potential Water-Supply Management Options, 2010-60, and Documentation of Revisions to the Model of the Irwin Basin Aquifer System, Fort Irwin National Training Center, California

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    Analysis of Potential Water-Supply Management Options, 2010-60, and Documentation of Revisions to the Model of the Irwin Basin Aquifer System, Fort Irwin National Training Center, California

    U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Irwin National Training Area | October 31, 2014...
    Summary

    The Fort Irwin National Training Center is considering several alternatives to manage their limited water-supply sources in the Irwin Basin. An existing three-dimensional,...

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  • Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California

    Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California

    California Department of Water Resources, State Water Resources Control Board | July 1, 2015...
    Summary

    The purpose of this paper is to provide a basic understanding of water transfers in California with an emphasis on transfers that move...

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  • California Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation Policy

    California Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation Policy

    California Natural Resources Agency | November 20, 2012...
    Summary

    California Native American Tribes and tribal communities have sovereign authority over their members and territory and a unique relationship with California's resources. All...

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  • California Non-Point Source Encyclopedia

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    California Non-Point Source Encyclopedia

    State Water Resources Control Board | July 20, 2004...
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    The goal of this guidance document is to provide the best, most relevant information to State agencies, regional boards, local agencies, and nonpoint...

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  • Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Rapanos v. United States & Carabell v. United States

    Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Rapanos v. United States & Carabell v. United States

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency | December 2, 2008...
    Summary

    Congress enacted the Clean Water Act ("CWA" or "the Act") "to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation's...

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  • Components of a Biological Opinion

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    Components of a Biological Opinion

    | January 29, 2015...
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    A biological opinion is the document prepared by NOAA Fisheries or USFWS (referred to commonly as the Services) as part of the formal...

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  • Depletion Requiremements in California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

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    Depletion Requiremements in California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

    Environmental Defense Fund | May 17, 2018...
    Summary

    Successful implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), including its provision to avoid signicant and unreasonable depletion of interconnected surface water, is...

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  • Designing Effective Groundwater Sustainability Agencies: Criteria for Evaluation of Local Governance Options

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    Designing Effective Groundwater Sustainability Agencies: Criteria for Evaluation of Local Governance Options

    Wheeler Water Institute Center for Law, Energy & the Environment UC Berkeley School of Law | January 1, 1970...
    Summary

    With the passage of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)1 in 2014, California took a historic step towards managing the state’s groundwater resources....

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    Geohydrology and Simulated Response to Ground-Water Pumpage in Carson Valley, A River-Dominated Basin in Douglas County, Nevada, and Alpine County, California

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    Geohydrology and Simulated Response to Ground-Water Pumpage in Carson Valley, A River-Dominated Basin in Douglas County, Nevada, and Alpine County, California

    U.S. Geological Survey, Douglas County Department of Public Works | May 2, 1986...
    Summary

    This investigation of the ground-water hydrology in Carson Valley was conducted from 1980 through 1985 by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with...

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  • Geohydrology, Geochemistry, and Groundwater Simulation (1992–2011) and Analysis of Potential Water-Supply Management Options, 2010–60, of the Langford Basin, California

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    Geohydrology, Geochemistry, and Groundwater Simulation (1992–2011) and Analysis of Potential Water-Supply Management Options, 2010–60, of the Langford Basin, California

    U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Irwin National Training Area | October 30, 2013...
    Summary

    Groundwater withdrawals began in 1992 from the Langford Basin within the Fort Irwin National Training Center (NTC), California. From April 1992 to December...

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  • Ground-Water-Level Monitoring and the Importance of Long-Term Water-Level Data

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    Ground-Water-Level Monitoring and the Importance of Long-Term Water-Level Data

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | July 12, 2001...
    Summary

    Ground-water is among the Nation’s most precious natural resources. Measurements of water levels in wells provide the most fundamental indicator of the status...

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  • Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Annotated Outline

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    Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Annotated Outline

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | December 22, 2016...
    Summary

    The objective of this Guidance Document is to provide Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and other stakeholders an example Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Annotated...

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  • Groundwater Trading as a Tool for Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

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    Groundwater Trading as a Tool for Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

    Environmental Defense Fund, Mammoth Trading, The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska | December 8, 2017...
    Summary

    Until recently, the State of California lacked comprehensive groundwater management policy. While many basins havebeen adjudicated in court or have adopted voluntary groundwater...

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  • Guidance Document for Groundwater Sustainability Plan Stakeholder Communicaton and Engagement, June 2017 (Draft)

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    Guidance Document for Groundwater Sustainability Plan Stakeholder Communicaton and Engagement, June 2017 (Draft)

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | June 1, 2017...
    Summary

    The objectve of this guidance document is to provide Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) information to aid with stakeholder communication and engagement for Groundwater...

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