California Water Plan ENews – 3/11/15

This week’s Water Plan eNews includes the following topics:

  • UWMP guidebook webinar will gather input from water wholesalers
  • DWR sets new timeline for IRWM grant program solicitation (final Proposition 84 round)
  • Updates on the agenda for next California Water Commission meeting
  • Water data collection tool to be highlighted during next week’s webinar
  • Forest Service announces dates to listen to land management ideas
  • Reclamation assessment report looks at irrigation and reservoir projections
  • WestFAST newsletter explores groundwater, climate change, and drought

The importance of upper watershed management to California’s water supply – Maven’s Notebook, 8/27/14

With much of the state’s water supply originating in the mountains as precipitation on the forested landscape, the health and management of the upper watersheds are critically important to California’s water quality and water supply. At the August meeting of the California Water Commission, George Gentry with the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, and Dr. Martha Conklin and Dr. Roger Bales from UC Merced discussed the relationships between forests and water.  Click here for full article.

California Water Plan eNews – 2/18/15

This week’s Water Plan eNews includes:

  •  Agency releases draft schedule and guidelines for Prop. 1 grant applications
  • Web site changes make it easier to apply for drinking water project funding
  • Drought response workshop to be held in Irvine next week
  • USGS posts results of study on nation’s groundwater quality
  • Independent panel set to focus on water use efficiency in the landscape industry
  • Water and climate change sections featured in new California’s Future report
  • Roundtable to look at socioeconomic relationship of forests and communities
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