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A Community Guide for Evaluating Future Urban Water Demand$0.00
A Community Guide for Evaluating Future Urban Water DemandPacific Institute | August 31, 2016...Summary
A Community Guide for Evaluating Future Urban Water Demand provides communities, environmental groups, ratepayer advocates, and anyone interested in sustainable water supply planning...
A Review of the SFPUC’s Retail and Wholesale Customer Water Demand Projections$0.00
A Review of the SFPUC’s Retail and Wholesale Customer Water Demand ProjectionsPacific Institute | July 26, 2007...Summary
In an effort to satisfy the future water needs of its wholesale customers, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) commissioned a series...
A Sustainable Water Plan for California$0.00
A Sustainable Water Plan for CaliforniaEnvironmental Water Caucus | September 9, 2015...Summary
California’s drought is dire, and has focused legislative and public attention on the enormity of the state’s water problems. As noted in earlier...
Accounting for California’s Water$0.00
Accounting for California’s WaterPublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | July 13, 2016...Summary
Understanding California’s water balance sheet—how much there is, who has claims to it, and what is actually being “spent”—is key to effectively managing...
Accounting for Climate Change$0.00
Accounting for Climate ChangeDepartment of Water Resources | April 29, 2010...Summary
In recent years, evidence that global climate will have significant effects on water resources in California has continued to accumulate. Climate change can...
Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate Change$0.00
Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate ChangePublic Policy Institute of California | January 12, 2009...Summary
Among the potential impacts of climate change, accelerated sea level rise and a reduced Sierra snowpack are the most certain. Both will pose...
Adaptive Management – Applications Guide$0.00
Adaptive Management – Applications GuideU.S. Department of the Interior | January 1, 2012...Summary
The Department of the Interior (DOI) Adaptive Management Working Group sponsored the development of this applications guide to provide thorough examples for a...
Adaptive Management – Technical Guide$0.00
Adaptive Management – Technical GuideU.S. Department of the Interior | January 1, 2009...Summary
The Department of the Interior (DOI) Adaptive Management Working Group (AMWG) sponsored the development of this technical guide to clearly and consistently define...
Adaptive Management of Natural Resources: Theory, Concepts, and Management Institutions$0.00
Adaptive Management of Natural Resources: Theory, Concepts, and Management InstitutionsUSDA | July 19, 2005...Summary
This report reviews the extensive and growing literature on the concept and application of adaptive management. Adaptive management is a central element of...
Approaches to Planning Water Resources$0.00
Approaches to Planning Water Resources| July 15, 2008...Summary
This paper attempts to summarize and organize various technical approaches often seen or discussed for water resources planning. The basic approach to rational...
Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta$0.00
Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors in the Sacramento-San Joaquin DeltaPublic Policy Institute of California | May 5, 2012...Summary
This report presents results from an analysis of the institutional and legal options for more effective ecosystem management in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta....
Averting disaster: Action now for the Salton Sea$0.00
Averting disaster: Action now for the Salton SeaLittle Hoover Commission | September 1, 2015...Summary
The Salton Sea is shrinking. Currently the state’s largest inland body of water, as it dries up, the Sea poses a substantial threat...
Bay Delta Plan Phase 2 Workshop Summary Report$0.00
Bay Delta Plan Phase 2 Workshop Summary ReportState Water Resources Control Board | January 1, 2013...Summary
The California State Water Resources Control Board (Board) is tasked with updating the 2006 Water Quality Control Plan for the Bay-Delta Estuary (Bay-Delta...
Beyond Privatization: Restructuring Water Systems to Improve Performance$0.00
Beyond Privatization: Restructuring Water Systems to Improve PerformancePacific Institute | December 1, 2005...Summary
Water managers face significant challenges meeting the water supply, wastewater collection and treatment, and stormwater management needs of the communities they serve. Numerous...
Beyond Water Pricing: An Overview of Water Financing Options in California$0.00
Beyond Water Pricing: An Overview of Water Financing Options in CaliforniaPacific Institute | November 21, 2013...Summary
California’s social and economic well-being is directly tied to financing for reliable, sustainable water. A new study from the Pacific Institute explores stable...
Building Drought Resilience in California’s Cities and Suburbs$0.00
Building Drought Resilience in California’s Cities and SuburbsPublic Policy Institute of California | June 1, 2017...Summary
Droughts are a recurring feature of California’s climate. Major droughts provide an opportunity to review management responses and derive policy lessons that can...
Cal-EPA: An Umbrella for the Environment$0.00
Cal-EPA: An Umbrella for the EnvironmentLittle Hoover Commission | June 1, 1991...Summary
Cal-EPA was created to consolidate environmental programs and concentrate on vigorous enforcement of environmental regulations. The report discusses risk assessment activities, uniform permit...
CalFed: Still Imperiled, Still Important$0.00
CalFed: Still Imperiled, Still ImportantLittle Hoover Commission | November 17, 2005...Summary
The Little Hoover Commission on Thursday recommended overhauling how state and federal agencies are managing the massive, multibillion-dollar effort to restore the Bay-Delta...
California Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan – Appendices$0.00
California Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan – AppendicesDepartment of Fish and Wildlife | February 8, 2008...Summary
A: DRAFT CALIFORNIA RAPID RESPONSE PLAN B: FEDERAL AUTHORITIES, LEGISLATION & AGENCIES C: STATE AUTHORITIES, LEGISLATION & AGENCIES D: OTHER AIS INTERESTS: COORDINATING...
California Climate Adaptation Strategy (2009)$0.00
California Climate Adaptation Strategy (2009)California Natural Resources Agency | December 1, 2009...Summary
Climate change is already affecting California. Sea levels have risen by as much as seven inches along the California coast over the last...