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Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California
Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in CaliforniaCalifornia Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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...
California Water Reallocation: Where’d You Get That?$0.00
California Water Reallocation: Where’d You Get That?Natural Resources Journal | March 8, 2017...Summary
When thirsty, Californians often avoid going to the market for more water. Instead, they might borrow some from their rich neighbors, they might...
Chinatown: Owens Valley and Western Water Reallocation—Getting the Record Straight and What It Means for Water Markets
Chinatown: Owens Valley and Western Water Reallocation—Getting the Record Straight and What It Means for Water MarketsTexas Law Review | June 1, 2005...Summary
In this Article I examine the notorious Owens Valley water transfer to Los Angeles. Not only was it one of the largest private...
Colorado River Basin Environmental Transfers Scorecard
Colorado River Basin Environmental Transfers ScorecardStanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | March 16, 2017...Summary
The Colorado River and its tributaries support more than 35 million people and irrigate more than four million acres of farmland. At the...
Economic Efficiency of Water Use and Allocation in California: A Scoping-Level Analysis$0.00
Economic Efficiency of Water Use and Allocation in California: A Scoping-Level AnalysisDelta Vision | July 1, 2008...Summary
This report identifies key issues related to the economic efficiency of water development, allocation and use in California and discusses general policy changes...
Information for Parties Preparing Proposals for Water Transfers Requiring Department of Water Resources or Bureau of Reclamation Approval
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region (Reclamation), referred to collectively as Project Agencies, prepared this technical information to help facilitate temporary water transfers (duration of up to 1 year) that require conveyance through Project Agencies’ facilities or otherwise require Project Agency approval.
Information for Parties Preparing Proposals for Water Transfers Requiring Department of Water Resources or Bureau of Reclamation ApprovalCalifornia Department of Water Resources, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region | December 1, 2015...Summary
Recent California Water Transfers: Implications for Water Management
Recent California Water Transfers: Implications for Water ManagementNatural Resources Journal | December 1, 1995...Summary
The 1991 and 1992 California Drought Emergency Water Banks were the first large water transfer programs in the nation in which the State...
The 1991 Drought Water Bank$0.00
The 1991 Drought Water BankCalifornia Department of Water Resources (DWR) | January 1, 1991...Summary
This report, produced by the Department of Water Resources, provides a retrospective of the operations of the 1991 Drought Water Bank.
The Role of Water Transfers in Meeting California’s Water Needs$0.00
The Role of Water Transfers in Meeting California’s Water NeedsLegislative Analyst's Office | September 9, 2008...Summary
If water transfers are to help the state meet its water needs, we think that the Legislature should address a number of issues,...
Water transfers (Resource Management Strategy)$0.00
Water transfers (Resource Management Strategy)Department of Water Resources | July 29, 2016...Summary
The California Water Code (CWC) defines a water transfer as a temporary or long-term change in the point of diversion, place of use,...