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20×2020 Water Conservation Plan$0.00
20×2020 Water Conservation PlanDepartment of Water Resources | February 18, 2009...Summary
In February 2008, Governor Schwarzenegger introduced a seven-part comprehensive plan for improving the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. As part of this effort, the Governor...
Assessment of California’s Water Footprint$0.00
Assessment of California’s Water FootprintPacific Institute | December 11, 2012...Summary
The Pacific Institute has released the first comprehensive assessment of California’s water footprint, providing an important perspective on the interconnections between everyday activities...
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...
California’s Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy, and Money$0.00
California’s Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy, and MoneyPacific Institute | September 26, 2010...Summary
A new analysis from the Pacific Institute recommends specific actions that can annually save a million acre-feet of water quickly and at a...
CE2 Model: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Urban Water Conservation and Efficiency Measures$0.00
CE2 Model: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Urban Water Conservation and Efficiency MeasuresPacific Institute | April 26, 2012...Summary
Over the past 25 years, water conservation and efficiency improvements have provided real water savings, allowing many agencies to maintain or reduce water...
Energizing Water Efficiency: California Energy Sector Experiences Can Advance State’s Water Conservation and Efficiency$0.00
Energizing Water Efficiency: California Energy Sector Experiences Can Advance State’s Water Conservation and EfficiencyPacific Institute | December 29, 2013...Summary
As a dry December accentuates the stress on California’s limited water supplies, the success of the state’s energy sector in implementing efficiency programs...
Hidden Oasis: Water Conservation and Efficiency in Las Vegas$0.00
Hidden Oasis: Water Conservation and Efficiency in Las VegasPacific Institute | November 20, 2007...Summary
Two of the West’s preeminent water organizations report Las Vegas Valley is sitting on an oasis of water and money savings. In their...
Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life: Implementing Executive Order B-37-16$0.00
Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life: Implementing Executive Order B-37-16State of California | April 7, 2017...Summary
In May of 2016 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Executive Order (B?37?16) that instructed State agencies to help Californians adopt permanent changes...
Managing Drought: Learning from Australia$0.00
Managing Drought: Learning from AustraliaPacific Institute, Alliance for Water Efficiency, Institute for Sustainable Futures | February 1, 2016...Summary
Overall, Australia survived the Millennium Drought, demonstrating world leading innovation and exceptional examples of water planning and management driven by crisis. Yet there...
Methodologies for Calculating Baseline and Compliance Urban Per Capita Water Use (For the Consistent Implementation of the Water Conservation Act of 2009)$0.00
Methodologies for Calculating Baseline and Compliance Urban Per Capita Water Use (For the Consistent Implementation of the Water Conservation Act of 2009)Department of Water Resources | April 26, 2016...Summary
In November 2009, SBX7-7, The Water Conservation Act of 2009, was signed into law as part of a comprehensive water legislation package. The...
Pricing Practices in the Electricity Sector to Promote Conservation and Efficiency: Lessons for the Water Sector$0.00
Pricing Practices in the Electricity Sector to Promote Conservation and Efficiency: Lessons for the Water SectorPacific Institute | September 11, 2013...Summary
Because water utilities are dependent on the sale of water to recoup costs, reduced sales can result in deficits – and per capita...
Sustainable Use of Water in the Lower Colorado River Basin$0.00
Sustainable Use of Water in the Lower Colorado River BasinPacific Institute | November 26, 1996...Summary
The Colorado River supplies water to nearly 30 million people and irrigates more than 1.5 million hectares of farmland in the United States...
The Untapped Potential of California’s Water Supply$0.00
The Untapped Potential of California’s Water SupplyPacific Institute, Natural Resources Defense Council | June 10, 2014...Summary
California could be saving up to 14 million acre-feet of untapped water – providing more than the amount of water used in all...
Urban Water Conservation and Efficiency Potential in California$0.00
Urban Water Conservation and Efficiency Potential in CaliforniaPacific Institute | June 10, 2014...Summary
Improving urban water-use efficiency is a key solution to California’s short-term and long-term water challenges: from drought to unsustainable groundwater use to growing...
Urban Water Use Efficiency (Resource Management Strategy)$0.00
Urban Water Use Efficiency (Resource Management Strategy)Department of Water Resources | July 29, 2016...Summary
During the past few decades, Californians have made great progress in urban water use efficiency. Once viewed and invoked primarily as a temporary...
Waste Not, Want Not: The Potential for Urban Water Conservation in California$0.00
Waste Not, Want Not: The Potential for Urban Water Conservation in CaliforniaPacific Institute | November 1, 2003...Summary
The largest, least expensive, and most environmentally sound source of water to meet California’s future needs is the water currently being wasted in every sector...
Where We Agree: Building Consensus on Solutions to California’s Urban Water Challenges$0.00
Where We Agree: Building Consensus on Solutions to California’s Urban Water ChallengesPacific Institute | March 9, 2016...Summary
California has a long list of unresolved and difficult water challenges, made more urgent by the severe drought that is gripping the state....