(Commercial/Industrial) Water and Power Rates Request, 2016-2020

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) | July 1st, 2015


100-Year Flood – It’s All About Chance

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | April 15th, 2010


A Research Guide to California Water Law

Loyola Law School | February 21st, 2017


California water law is a complex subject. It is governed by both state and federal law, and is part property law and part environmental law. This topic has important his

Achieving State Goals for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) | January 15th, 2015


The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) is a biodiverse ecosystem that covers about 1,150 square miles and supports over 700 species of fish and wildlife. The Delta is a

An Introduction to the San Francisco Estuary

Bay Institute | April 8th, 2012


San Francisco Bay enters most of our lives as an obstacle to pass over as quickly as traffic-choked bridges allow. Although this beats earlier attitudes—when we saw the

Bulletin No. 1 Water Resources of California

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | June 1st, 1951


Few convictions are more generally or more firmly fixed in the minds of the people of California than that our number one economic problem is to put to best use our inv

California Non-Point Source Encyclopedia

California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) | July 20th, 2004


The goal of this guidance document is to provide the best, most relevant information to State agencies, regional boards, local agencies, and nonpoint source (NPS) practit

California Water Myths

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | November 25th, 2009


California faces enormous challenges in establishing a sustainable path for water resource management. One challenge is the rhetoric surrounding major water issues in the

California’s Water: An LAO Primer

Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) | October 22nd, 2008


California’s water delivery system is facing a series of challenges due in part to a combination of increasingly variable weather conditions, legal requirements, and sy

Challenges Facing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Complex, Chaotic, or Simply Cantankerous?

Delta Stewardship Council (Delta Council) | April 9th, 2015


In 2014, the California Natural Resources Agency and the U.S. Department of the Interior asked the authors of this paper, as four former leaders of The Delta Science Prog

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