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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 CaliforniaSWIFT 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...
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’s First Farmer-Led Groundwater Market
California’s First Farmer-Led Groundwater MarketThe Nature Conservancy | July 12, 2018...Summary
Ventura County, located in California’s south coast, is one of United States’ most productive agricultural counties (ranked 10th in California and 11th in the...
California’s Water Market, By the Numbers$0.00
California’s Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012$0.00
California’s Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | November 21, 2012...Summary
This report provides a check-up on California’s progress with two innovative water management tools: water marketing and groundwater banking. These tools are part...
Central Valley Project (CVP) Water Transfer Program Fact Sheet
Central Valley Project (CVP) Water Transfer Program Fact SheetU.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) | February 1, 2015...Summary
Water transfers and exchanges are an integral part of CVP water operations, particularly in drought years, as long as transfers can occur consistent...
Groundwater Exchange Pools and Urban Water Supply Sustainability: Modeling Directed and Undirected Networks$0.00
Groundwater Exchange Pools and Urban Water Supply Sustainability: Modeling Directed and Undirected NetworksJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management, American Society of Civil Engineers | August 1, 2018...Summary
Groundwater basins are important sources of water supply and storage for many cities. Groundwater exchange pools offer additional opportunities for utilizing these common...
Groundwater Trading as a Tool for Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act$0.00
Groundwater Trading as a Tool for Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management ActEnvironmental 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...
How are Western water districts managing groundwater basins?
How are Western water districts managing groundwater basins?California Agriculture | March 13, 2018...Summary
Making the transition from open-access groundwater rights to sustainable groundwater management is a formidable task for newly formed groundwater sustainability agencies in California....
Incentive-based Instruments for Freshwater Management$0.00
Incentive-based Instruments for Freshwater ManagementPacific Institute | December 1, 2015...Summary
This new synthesis report from the Pacific Institute and the Foundation Center provides a review of existing evidence about the use of incentive-based...