Water Use & Efficiency
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2017 Potable Reuse Compendium
2017 Potable Reuse CompendiumU.S. Environmental Protection Agency | January 11, 2018...Summary
Appropriate and necessary treatment and reuse of wastewater to augment existing water resources is a rapidly expanding approach for both non-potable and potable...
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...
Achieving a Sustainable California Water Future Through Innovations in Science and Technology$0.00
Achieving a Sustainable California Water Future Through Innovations in Science and TechnologyCalifornia Council on Science and Technology (CCST) | November 4, 2014...Summary
California has a long history of success in leveraging innovations in science, technology, management and implementation strategies to improve its resource management, including...
Adapting to Change: Utility Systems and Declining Flows
Adapting to Change: Utility Systems and Declining FlowsCalifornia Water Urban Agencies | November 1, 2017...Summary
During the recent historic drought, Californians responded to the call for emergency statewide water use reductions, which the state has recognized as a...
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...
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...
Considering Water Use Efficiency for the Environmental Sector$0.00
Considering Water Use Efficiency for the Environmental SectorDepartment of Water Resources | April 29, 2010...Summary
The goal of this report is to provide a starting point from which the water planning community can move toward improving the allocation...
Diverse stakeholders create collaborative, multilevel basin governance for groundwater sustainability$0.00
Diverse stakeholders create collaborative, multilevel basin governance for groundwater sustainabilityCalifornia Agriculture | March 13, 2018...Summary
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is introducing significant changes in the way groundwater is governed for agricultural use. It requires the formation...
Economic and Water Supply Effects of Ending Groundwater Overdraft in California’s Central Valley$0.00
Economic and Water Supply Effects of Ending Groundwater Overdraft in California’s Central ValleySan Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science | March 1, 2016...Summary
Surface water and groundwater management are often tightly linked, even when linkage is not intended or expected. This link is especially common in...
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...
Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles County$0.00
Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles CountyUCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Geography Department, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Utah | August 4, 2017...Summary
In 2014, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) undertook an unprecedented investment to incentive turf replacement throughout Southern California in response...
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...
LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles City-Wide Overview
LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles City-Wide OverviewUCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | February 1, 2018...Summary
This report assesses the potential to improve water quality standards while integrating complementary One Water Management practices that can increase potential local water...
Lawns and Water Demand in California$0.00
Lawns and Water Demand in CaliforniaPublic Policy Institute of California | June 26, 2006...Summary
Over the next 25 years, outdoor water use will be a major factor in escalating water demand in California. The demand will be...
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...
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...
Municipal Deliveries of Colorado River Basin Water: New Report Examines 100 Cities and Agencies$0.00
Municipal Deliveries of Colorado River Basin Water: New Report Examines 100 Cities and AgenciesPacific Institute | June 12, 2011...Summary
The Pacific Institute’s Municipal Deliveries of Colorado River Basin Water documents population and water delivery information and trends for 100 cities and agencies...
Overview of Greywater Reuse: The Potential of Greywater Systems to Aid Sustainable Water Management$0.00
Overview of Greywater Reuse: The Potential of Greywater Systems to Aid Sustainable Water ManagementPacific Institute | November 18, 2010...Summary
As pressures on freshwater resources grow around the world and as new sources of supply become increasingly scarce, expensive, or politically controversial, efforts...
Paso Robles vineyard irrigation study provides benchmark data to assist future area groundwater management$0.00
Paso Robles vineyard irrigation study provides benchmark data to assist future area groundwater managementCalifornia Agriculture | March 13, 2018...Summary
Accurate information on irrigation water usage does not exist in many areas where groundwater is the primary water source. This lack of information...