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2015 Return to Top of Page
February 25, 2015
  • Updated report looks at IRWM progress being made in California
  • When it comes to precipitation variability, California leads the way
  • Two reports with the same intention: finding ways to save water
  • Water issues to be featured during annual California Mitigation Summit
  • CWC survey asking about storage projects eligible for Prop. 1 funding
  • Looking for ways to get the most out of California’s environmental data
  • Clovis water summit will include latest water innovations, trends
  • February 18, 2015
  • 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
  • February 11, 2015
  • Mountain counties host Water Plan presentation and cake-cutting event
  • Interactive maps provide local agencies with a water management planning tool
  • Water needs of disadvantaged communities addressed in list of recommendations
  • Advisory committee on potable reuse to meet in San Diego
  • Storage items on the agenda for the next water commission meeting
  • Extra material from infrastructure financing tools webinar posted online
  • Reclamation releases integrated resource plan for Central Valley Project
  • February 04, 2015
  • Implementation report provides update on first year of the Water Action Plan
  • Online survey available to help set agenda for water management conference
  • UWMP guidebook committee meeting next week in Los Angeles
  • Climate change tops the agenda of Bay Area flood protection conference
  • Water rights report looks for ways to improve enforcement during droughts
  • Grant applications being accepted for water recycling and reuse projects
  • Schedule set for series of six funding fairs throughout California
  • January 28, 2015
  • Draft Central Valley conservation strategy ready for public comment
  • Guidelines released for $150 million in urban flood project funding
  • New issue of Climate News Digest offers links to articles from around the world
  • SWAMP review offers insight to 14 years of program history
  • Bakersfield workshop will look at study on hydraulic fracturing in California
  • Splash: Deferred Action
  • January 21, 2015
  • Groundwater section of DWR Web site gets a new look
  • Water 101: A two-day workshop that will cover California’s water basics
  • RAND establishes water projects center to help with resilience to climate change
  • Public input requested to help with forest and rangeland assessment
  • Splash: Interactive map
  • January 14, 2015
  • Presentations, video from Update 2013 webinar, made available online
  • Water commission will begin year by electing new chair and vice chair
  • Online library offers dozens of water conservation videos
  • Results of hydraulic fracturing study to be released next week
  • New infrastructure financing tools explained in one-hour webinar
  • Splash: Water-energy nexus
  • January 07, 2015
  • California water issues on tap for day-long event next month in Auburn
  • Cloud seeding research project suggests increase for mountain snowfall
  • Colorado issues draft of first comprehensive state water plan
  • Video details drought impacts throughout the Colorado River system
  • Splash: Resource Management Strategies
  • 2014 Return to Top of Page
    December 31, 2014
  • Looking back at 2014
  • Looking ahead to California Water Plan Update 2018
  • Splash: Climate change
  • December 24, 2014
  • Update 2013 glossary posted online and is available for download
  • Forest service looking to generate dialog on monitoring options
  • Ideas on setting rates being offered at workshops for water utility managers
  • Report looks in the effectiveness of state water monitoring strategy
  • Splash: Collaborative process
  • December 17, 2014
  • Update 2013 briefing on the agenda for flood protection board meeting
  • Webinar offers an examination of technical information in Update 2013
  • DWR sets initial California groundwater basin prioritization
  • Nationwide water use drops 13 percent since 2005, lowest level in 45 years
  • Guidelines posted for $5 million in flood emergency response grants
  • Weekly Splash: Future Scenarios
  • December 10, 2014
  • Update 2013 briefing on the agenda of next week’s DSC meeting
  • Reports finds water quantity and quality is one of top areas for conservation investment
  • Governors’ association posts highlights from Sacramento drought forum
  • State agency urges respect for sacred sites of Native Americans
  • Weekly Splash: Butterfly Chart
  • December 3, 2014
  • Drought response report looks at condition of the state’s groundwater basins
  • Free webinar offers overview of California’s new groundwater laws
  • Federal agencies create climate toolkit to help U.S. communities
  • Two councils teaming up to promote integrated regional planning efforts
  • Splash: Roadmap to Action
  • November 26, 2014
  • Posting of final regional reports completes first three volumes of Update 2013
  • Australian water experts travelling to Sacramento to discuss drought solutions
  • Thirty indicators of climate change detailed in new EPA report
  • Report explores expansion of California’s reservoirs and groundwater storage
  • Reclamation set to discuss strategies for Sacramento and San Joaquin basins
  • Weekly Splash: Update 2013 Placemat
  • November 19, 2014
  • The role remote sensing plays in measuring valley and foothill drought impacts
  • New CURES Web site offers a wealth of data for the San Joaquin River
  • DSC getting updates on long-range weather forecasts and climate change impacts
  • Weekly Splash: Three Themes
  • November 12, 2014
  • North Lahontan added to list of regional reports released for Update 2013
  • Water commission meeting will focus on water use efficiency
  • Combining new technology with behavioral science to help reduce water use
  • PPIC to start new legislative session with drought event
  • Weekly Splash
  • November 05, 2014
  • South Coast regional report just posted for California Water Plan Update 2013
  • ITP set to begin work schedule focusing on landscape-related issues
  • Webinar for guidebook on urban water management plans set for next month
  • IRWM releases list of drought projects to receive $221 million in grants
  • Weekly Splash: Update 2013's five core messages
  • Special Water Plan Release eNews Edition
  • Details on today’s release of California Water Plan Update 2013
  • Links to: Water Plan Highlights booklet, Elements of the first three volumes, A Water Plan navigation guide.
  • The introduction of a new newsletter feature, the Weekly Splash
  • October 29, 2014
  • Governor’s office set to release final version of California Water Plan Update 2013
  • Grant program offering $2 million in funding for ag drainage programs
  • Symposium set to mark anniversary of landmark 1994 Mono Lake decision
  • Conservation ideas to be shared at annual CARCD conference
  • October 22, 2014
  • All IRWM stakeholders invited to next month’s DWR workshop
  • Secretary Laird urges participation for action on integrated water management
  • Pentagon provides roadmap for plan to deal with climate change
  • Annual report calls for California to adopt wide-ranging water strategy
  • Webinars will offer guidance on general plan flood risk amendments
  • Plugging leaks and reducing loss is the focus of a water utility workshop
  • October 15, 2014
  • Guidelines and PSP released for Water Energy Grant Program
  • Forum takes on issues flowing around the Sacramento River Watershed
  • CBC to look at advanced integrated regional planning partnership
  • Making the economic case for measures that can reduce wildfires
  • Flood warning system workshop offered this month in Washington
  • Overdue earthquakes could pose a threat to state’s water supply
  • October 08, 2014
  • Water Plan briefing on the agenda for the next CWC meeting
  • Draft state plan for safe drinking water is ready for public comment
  • CDFA accepting applications for second round of farm improvement grants
  • New guide will help in getting general plans to meet state law
  • Delta Dialogues covers the process of dealing with the region’s problems
  • Collaboration on water data is the focus of next week’s brown bag seminar
  • October 01, 2014
  • Reclamation seeking ideas for water strategies in the Central Valley
  • Drought seminar offers look at legal and policy issues facing California
  • State, federal officials team up to announce draft desert conservation plan
  • Forest fire dangers outlined in new Sierra Nevada report
  • Strategic Growth Council sets draft guidelines for sustainable communities program
  • Looking for a way to deal with climate change while protecting the economy
  • September 24, 2014
  • $200 million in drought funding recommendations released by DWR
  • Climate change in the Central Valley explored in new federal report
  • Habitat restoration issue paper adopted by Delta Stewardship Council
  • Foundation offering basic education on California Water issues
  • Growth council spells out draft guidelines for ag grants program
  • DSC to receive overview of draft Interim Science Action Agenda
  • September 17, 2014
  • Advisory committee plans first webinar for 2015 Urban Water Management Plan Guidebook
  • A big year for groundwater sets the stage for the annual GRAC conference
  • EIR in the works for the SWP Water Supply Contract Extension Project
  • Desalination conference to be held next month in Monterey
  • What California can learn from work being done on the Mekong River
  • Presentations and posters sought for The Wildlife Society’s annual meeting
  • September 10, 2014
  • DWR review provides look at progress of IRWM in California
  • Using bond financing to make improvements in the water infrastructure
  • East Branch Extension and water facilities inspection on tap for CWC
  • Brown bag seminar turns attention toward seawater desalination in California
  • Weighing the pros and cons of expanding surface storage on the San Joaquin River
  • Fresh water focus will be the theme of a Bay-Delta workshop
  • September 03, 2014
  • Biodiversity council to look at alignment proposal for integrated regional planning
  • Water Education Foundation’s Web site gets a new look
  • EPA workshop will offer tools and information to Central California utilities
  • Wildlife Conservation Board adopts is first five-year strategic plan
  • AWE initiative aims to strike a balance between water conservation and rising rates
  • August 27, 2014
  • Water theme chosen for California Native American Day celebration
  • Water Plan presentation to be part of annual conference of conservation districts
  • USGS report pegs California’s daily water use at 38 billion gallons
  • State flood response coordination meetings begin next month
  • U.S. Forest Service set to take next step in revising forest plans
  • Application available for mussel infestation prevention grants
  • August 20, 2014
  • Tribal committee touts Water Plan, water summit on list of accomplishments
  • Work to update urban water management guide will begin with webinar
  • Event offers documentary films on California communities without safe water
  • Two public meetings remain for guidelines on water and energy grant program
  • Implementation of the Delta Plan to be discussed at public workshop
  • August 13, 2014
  • DWR posts list of applications for IRWM drought grant funding
  • CWC to receive briefing on potential of California’s untapped water supply
  • Final agenda released for annual floodplain management conference
  • Groundwater study finds high depletion rate in the Colorado River Basin
  • Water board to consider guidelines for school drought outreach program
  • Balancing water utility revenue with conservation examined in non-profit report
  • Brown bag seminar will put recent California hydrology in context
  • August 06, 2014
  • Update to 2009 strategy looks at reducing climate risks in California
  • Stanford site provides Californians with lessons on the importance of groundwater
  • Advancing the idea of setting sustainable water management standards
  • Drought planning report examines strategies in the U.S., Australia
  • PEST technical training workshop to be held in Davis next month
  • DWR’s tribal policy advisor takes the wraps off a new Web site
  • July 30, 2014
  • Legislature receives CII report on water use best management practices
  • Multiple scenarios worth considering for natural resource planning
  • NASA’s satellite images offer insight to drought impacts
  • Climate action team opens draft research plan to public comment
  • PPIC one-page fact sheet provides a picture of California’s water use
  • Research foundation adds IWM to list of water focus areas
  • July 23, 2014
  • IWM annual report looks at 2013’s highlights and accomplishments
  • Drought seminar will include look at legal and policy issues
  • Taking NASA research and applying it to California’s regional water management
  • Little Hoover Commission offers some climate change ideas for California
  • Comments being accepted on plans for urban flood risk reduction program
  • USACE database provides updated information on the nation’s levees and floodwalls
  • July 16, 2014
  • Public input being sought for state’s climate change assessment
  • UC Davis report looks at the drought’s economic impact on agriculture
  • DWR using online survey to find ways to help California water agencies
  • Series of funding fairs continues next month with stop in Redding
  • Report finds room for improvement in groundwater management plans
  • Land subsidence cause and effects to be discussed at UC Davis
  • July 09, 2014
  • Governor’s water action plan, NODOS on next water commission agenda
  • Proposed desalination amendments for ocean plan to be discussed next month
  • 2014 grant solicitation FAQs added to IRWM program site
  • Environmental justice grants available for safe drinking water projects
  • California farmland conversion trends detailed in new report
  • Agriculture and Land Stewardship Web site offers project strategies
  • July 02, 2014
  • Documentary looks at the quest for safe drinking water in the Inyo-Mono region
  • Economic impacts of climate change detailed in Risky Business Project report
  • Water sessions to be included at international infrastructure conference
  • Desalination grant recommendations up for comment at July 9 meeting
  • Floodplain management conference set for September in Santa Clara
  • Strategic Growth Council awarding more than $40 million in grants
  • June 25, 2014
  • Draft guidelines released for water and energy grant program
  • Energy department explores the connection between water and energy systems
  • ACWA drought report says California can’t hesitate in taking action
  • Bringing universities and industry together to find urban water use solutions
  • Drought making it difficult for water utilities to cover their costs
  • Integrated water resources workshop set for UC Davis next month
  • June 18, 2014
  • $10 million in grant funding available for ag projects that improve water efficiency
  • Upgraded CIMIS Web site providing better data to farmers and the public
  • State water board issues new order covering use of recycled water
  • Registration opens for this summer’s climate adaptation forum
  • Brown bag seminar gives Delta restoration the integrative treatment
  • New partnership program to provide funding for conservation projects
  • June 11, 2014
  • Final CASGEM groundwater Basin Prioritization released and posted
  • California Water Commission announces June meeting and posts agenda
  • Free irrigation technology seminar being offered next week at Fresno State
  • Study finds opportunities to address flood risks by meshing IRWM and RFMP
  • U.S Forest Service hosting public workshops for forest plan revisions
  • New guide offers principles for carrying out conservation in a changing climate
  • June 04, 2014
  • Applications being accepted for $200 million in drought grant funding
  • Four flood projects to receive $3.3 million in funding from the YFFPP
  • EPA’s EnviroAtlas helps measure the benefits nature provides
  • ACWA’s annual regulatory summit to focus on headwaters management
  • Water webinar offers cost-effective ways for utilities to plug their leaks
  • Federal review updates trends in freshwater availability and use
  • May 28, 2014
  • North-of-Delta Offstream Storage study highlights and reports posted by DWR
  • Water foundation report offers recommendations for dealing with land subsidence
  • Two-day summit to discuss environmental data set for next week
  • California rangeland workshop will consider several ecosystem scenarios
  • SWAP enters the second phase of the development process
  • Mapping tool provides insight on potential sea level rise damage
  • May 21, 2014
  • Drought briefing will cover impacts being felt in the Delta
  • Report lists recommendations for sustainable groundwater management in California
  • Independent panel delivers Delta outflows report to State Water Resources Control Board
  • A chance to rate five years of effort to implement the Delta Vision Strategic Plan
  • AWRA offering free download of issue on the future of water resources
  • Registration opens for international water conference in San Francisco
  • May 14, 2014
  • Governor asks Californians to make the most of water-saving efforts this month
  • Rolling water treatment plant will be put to the test in the San Joaquin Valley
  • Stanford report offers ideas for researching the water-energy connection
  • Precipitation symposium focuses attention on California’s flood potential
  • Conference will look at water problems in California and the Colorado River Basin
  • Proposed forest groundwater policy will be discussed during national webinar
  • May 07, 2014
  • Groundwater report details potential shortages brought on by the drought
  • Workshop will take on challenges facing north state small water systems
  • Forest service developing new directive to consider impacts on groundwater
  • Drought and climate change get top billing at Sierra water summit
  • Annual State Water Project report made available by DWR
  • $4 million in water project funding available for disadvantaged communities
  • April 30, 2014
  • Governor asking Californians to double up their water conservation efforts
  • Scoping meetings set for program that will fund water and energy projects
  • Roundtable focuses on connections that can resolve water conflicts
  • State water board accepting comments for plan on recycled water use
  • Sharing ideas for creating sustainable urban landscapes in California
  • A chance to hear what it takes to create a New California Water Atlas
  • April 23, 2014
  • With the makeover complete, wraps are taken off new and improved IRWM Web site
  • Four workshops remain for environmental goals and policy report
  • Task force develops list of ways for improving groundwater basins
  • GRA planning two-day event to address groundwater issues
  • How increased forest management can pay off in reduced wildfire risk
  • Public input sought for development of Delta’s science action agenda
  • Registration still available for next month’s water technology conference
  • April 16, 2014
  • Making a push for improving California’s relationship with water
  • Report provides a roadmap for a sustainable water future in California
  • Federal funding available for feasibility studies on reclaiming wastewater
  • New federal strategy for balancing the uses of public lands
  • Documentary looks at the struggles of Californians without safe water
  • Additional watershed workshops added for Vacaville, Kings Beach
  • The next Sierra Cascades dialog session will be a hunt for common ground
  • April 9, 2014
  • IRWM strategic plan yields list of investment strategies
  • FloodSAFE California report lists accomplishments and investments for 2013
  • Public comments being accepted for IRWM’s draft grant guidelines and PSP 
  • CDFA allotted $10 million to go toward agricultural water conservation efforts
  • Water commission to look at issues being faced by disadvantaged communities
  • Mountain counties group sets policy principles for Sierra headwaters
  • April 2, 2014
  • Proceedings from California Tribal Water Summit made available online
  • Water technology conference set for May 8 in Fresno County
  • Forest service bringing in experts to discuss watershed and fire management
  • Arizona looks at strategies to help create water supply sustainability
  • Report offers thoughts and perspectives on Colorado River issues
  • UC Davis videos offer a virtual tour of California water issues
  • Two conservancies team up to address common water issues
  • March 26, 2014
  • Biodiversity council will focus on improving agency alignment
  • ARB opens comment period for scoping plan’s draft environmental analysis
  • New report details stakeholder input on strategic plan for IRWM in California
  • Collaborative approaches for the Delta Plan on agenda for DSC
  • LAO looks at management of groundwater resources, offers recommendation
  • Central Valley Project report looks at strategies for dealing with climate change
  • March 19, 2014
  • SWRCB member added to agenda for final Water Plan 2013 meeting
  • PPIC plans a range of discussions on paying for water in California
  • New database provides details on California’s conservation easements
  • Environmental modeling conference coming to San Diego in June
  • USFS to host forest management and water reliability symposium
  • Report puts a dollar value on the USACE civil works programs
  • Connections between climate, energy, food and water to be discussed at Stanford
  • March 12, 2014
  • Final meeting for Water Plan 2013 will include a look ahead to 2018
  • Tree ring study may provide help for California’s drought preparedness
  • State survey looking for details on local and regional water projects
  • Impacts of water quality standards is on agenda for next CWC meeting
  • Davis workshop to take on climate change and groundwater problems
  • Funding fairs have free information on grant and loan opportunities
  • Water roundtable in Washington, DC will cover wide range of issues
  • March 05, 2014
  • Water Plan’s water sustainability work on display in Virginia
  • USACE report on integrated management lines up with California water plans
  • Basin study update available during next week’s WebEx meeting
  • California forum accepting proposals for climate change topics
  • Early registration for annual water policy conference available until March 14
  • Second phase of DWR’s system reoperation study posted online
  • February 26, 2014
  • DWR webinar offers information on emergency water rate structures
  • California and Nevada water rate survey results being made available by AWWA
  • Water is on the agenda for next U.S. Forest Service dialog
  • Reclamation report looks at potential for new San Joaquin River dam
  • Panel provides SWRCB with ideas on inflow criteria for the Delta
  • Wildlife conservation board posts draft of five-year strategic plan
  • February 19, 2014
  • $131 million in grants awarded to IRWM projects throughout California
  • CWC workshop on small water systems will include impacts of drought
  • Water consumption report looks at country’s vulnerability to shortages
  • EPA releases updated version of stormwater calculator application
  • Second state watershed management forum set for this month in Riverside
  • Groundwater issues on the agenda for two conferences Sacramento
  • February 12, 2014
  • Two Water Plan committees to hold joint session next month in Sacramento
  • California’s environmental goals to be discussed at workshops across the state
  • Listening sessions focus on beneficial water uses for Native Americans
  • Draft scoping plan looks at ways for California to reduce greenhouse gases
  • UC Riverside professor looks at effect of block rates on water uses efficiency
  • Funding requests for drinking water projects begin with new pre-application
  • Water commission sets agenda for next week’s meeting in Sacramento
  • February 05, 2014
  • California drought update information available online
  • ITP hosting workshop on draft urban water management plan
  • Extended abstracts for international salinity forum due on Friday
  • Study outlines ways IRWM can be used to help disadvantaged communities
  • SRWP stakeholder meeting to be held next week in Chico
  • PPIC looks at looming challenges for water management in California
  • January 29, 2014
  • Governor’s water action plan sets out goals and vision for the next five years
  • NIDIS offering forum to examine drought outlook in California
  • The future of water in California to be discussed at a Sacramento conference
  • IRWM looking for public input on revising grant solicitation guidelines
  • Ag network finds common ground for aligning interests of various groups
  • Tribal leaders and USGS team up to work on water quality and availability issues
  • January 22, 2014
  • Groundwater contaminants get a close look next month in Concord
  • Irrigation professionals to discuss improved water supply management
  • Maintaining effective conservation methods under the cloud of climate change
  • Water and environmental modeling forum heading to Folsom for annual meeting
  • USGS portal provides access to sediment information from across the country
  • The story of developing an integrated water and land management tool
  • January 15, 2014
  • New memo calls for water use reduction at state facilities
  • Deadline for desalination grant applications extended to end of January
  • Looking at potential ways for getting water investments to pay off
  • Public comments being accepted on addendum to IRWM guidelines
  • Study of oil and gas technology will include look at hydraulic fracturing
  • Two chances for public to learn more about the state’s plan for facing climate risks
  • January 08, 2014
  • Results of Sierra snow survey prompts renewed call for water conservation
  • California’s dry conditions on agenda for next week’s CWC meeting
  • GRACE satellites providing weekly images of US drought data
  • Irrigation institute conference will take on water and energy issues in California
  • Getting a lesson in promoting stormwater outreach programs
  • Salt and nutrient management seminar offers overview of Central Valley efforts
  • 2013 Return to Top of Page
    December 31, 2013
  • Small numbers expected as DWR gets ready for first snow survey of the season
  • Urban water management plan recommendations ready for review
  • 45 California farmers and ranchers honored for their environmental stewardship
  • Federal departments team up to promote water quality trading
  • Learning to use a process that will help get the most value out of nature
  • December 24, 2013
  • UC Davis workshop offers economic models for agricultural water use
  • IEP for the San Francisco Estuary heading to Folsom for annual workshop
  • Deadline for submitting salinity forum abstracts is set for next week
  • Science experts to present Delta outflow data at February workshop
  • December 18, 2013
  • With another potential dry year on the way, DWR names drought management team
  • Draft report details delivery reliability of State Water Project
  • Comment period opens for plan to measure benefits of water storage projects
  • Tool featured at Sonoma conference for integrated water and land management
  • CDFA task force releases recommendations for tracking and reporting nitrogen use
  • Delta Regional Report on agenda for next month’s DPAC meeting
  • December 11, 2013
  • Sacramento River forum materials being made available online
  • Public review draft comments posted, under review by experts
  • Draft plan on preparing for climate change released by Brown administration
  • Community shows water conservation doesn’t always lead to big rate increases
  • Comment period opening this week for BDCP and related documents
  • Registration opens for workshops on the next phase of CASGEM
  • December 04, 2013
  • Deadline reminder: Volume 2 Water Plan comments must be in by Monday
  • Getting ready for another year of potential drought conditions in California
  • Coastal commission offers hearing, webinar on sea-level rise document
  • Environmental goals and policies up for discussion at next SGC meeting
  • Johnson Foundation report has ideas for getting water and energy utilities to team up
  • Two new models offer ways to help meet California’s future water needs
  • November 27, 2013
  • Disadvantaged Community – Environmental Justice Caucus (DAC/EJ) meeting announced
  • Update 2013 highlights workshop announced
  • USGS documents land subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley
  • Sacramento River Regional Forum next month in Redding
  • 2014 DWR grant funding for desalination announced
  • EPA report assesses California’s watersheds
  • November 20, 2013
  • Workshop will cover elements to be included in the Water Plan highlights
  • CWC taking comments on draft documents for measuring water project benefits
  • President Obama announces partnership to assist with drought preparation
  • Federal toolbox offers help in building sustainable water management partnerships
  • EPA report weighs the importance of water to the nation’s economy
  • Bardini to participate in annual Investing in California’s Water seminar
  • November 13, 2013
  • Flood future report outlines recommendations for managing California’s risks
  • CWC agenda will include a look at the Water Plan’s public review draft
  • Desalination PSP being prepared for up to $8.7 million in funding
  • Forest service dialog series will look at wildland fire issues
  • New state criteria will help cities and counties with flood management plans
  • Workshop will look at water problem similarities between California and Australia
  • November 06, 2013
  • Public draft of California Water Action Plan is posted and ready for comments
  • President issues executive order to prepare nation for the effects of climate change
  • Tulare forum offers wide-ranging look at groundwater issues
  • New agenda posted for this month’s CARCD meeting and conference
  • USACE module explains collaborative water resources modeling
  • Second phase completed in development of ag land stewardship strategies
  • October 30, 2013
  • Comments on the first volume of the Water Plan due in less than three weeks
  • Webinar will look at ways to bridge gaps and generate water and energy savings
  • SGC considering final guidelines for sustainable community planning grants
  • FloodSAFE Focus newsletter provides details on levee repairs, floodplain maps
  • Dozens of authors offer ideas for investing in natural infrastructure
  • October 23, 2013
  • Regional reports from Water Plan’s public review draft made available online
  • Next week’s plenary meeting will feature discussions on all volumes of the Water Plan
  • Group focuses on building a network dedicated to social sustainability
  • EPA provides free calculator to help reduce stormwater runoff
  • October 16, 2013
  • Volume 3: Water Plan’s draft resource management strategies posted
  • Round 2 of IRWM strategic plan workshops begins tomorrow
  • CDFA group report looks at climate change effects on specialty crops
  • Water Boards looking for ways to promote groundwater cooperation
  • $10 million awarded to projects that mitigate environmental impacts
  • October 09, 2013
  • Comments being accepted for volume 1 of Water Plan’s public review draft
  • Agenda posted and RSVPs being accepted for Water Plan plenary meeting
  • Task force set to approve final draft of BMP report to the Legislature
  • Goals and policies spelled out in California’s climate future report
  • Public benefits and water regulation on agenda for water commission
  • Air board releases draft of GHG emissions reduction report
  • October 02, 2013
  • First Water Plan volume released as public review draft becomes available
  • 45-day comment period for each volume, reviewer’s guide offers help with submissions
  • Executive summary details the Water Plan’s roadmap for action
  • September 25, 2013
  • Recap of integrated water management summit made available in new report
  • Upcoming Water Plan regional forums will cover North Coast and South Coast
  • $92 million in stormwater flood management grants awarded to 10 agencies
  • Flood emergency response grants awarded to 14 local agencies
  • Fish and Wildlife sets meetings to get public input on SWAP
  • September 18, 2013
  • Eight Water Plan regional forums scheduled over the next five weeks
  • Updated agenda for Water Plan plenary meeting includes addition of speaker
  • New database provides look at agriculture’s ecosystem benefits
  • Land Use Caucus sets Oct. 10 for next meeting date
  • Stanford program explores the connection between water and energy
  • September 11, 2013
  • RSVPs being accepted for next month’s Water Plan plenary meeting
  • DWR finalizes guidelines to help agencies make flood system repairs
  • Drought response workshop to be held in Fountain Valley
  • Water commission heading to Oroville for next week’s meeting
  • Growth council ready to deliver annual report to the Legislature
  • Ag committee considering changes to water management practices
  • September 04, 2013
  • Water resource sustainability papers from EWRI conference posted online
  • Water commission, food and ag board holding joint meeting next week
  • Indicator-based water sustainability assessment review
  • Two October meetings slated for IRWM draft plan review process
  • Five workshops put on the calendar for the IRWM strategic plan
  • August 28, 2013
  • Colorado River kicks off next round of Water Plan regional forums
  • SWAN to evaluate results of Central Valley resource management strategies
  • Report offers strategies and lessons for flood and drought policies
  • Water use adjustment criteria to be discussed at Urban Stakeholder Committee meeting
  • Sacramento River Watershed forum on tap for Sept. 17
  • Rural and urban resource balancing act is on agenda for CARCD conference
  • August 21, 2013
  • Save the date for the next Water Plan plenary meeting in Sacramento
  • Climate adaptation strategy workshop series begins next month
  • Water sustainability framework to be presented at council meeting
  • Groundwater association’s two-day conference and meeting set for October
  • Getting the nitrate out: Two-day workshop will have the latest technologies
  • August 14, 2013
  • CWC to review updated draft of regulations for public benefits of water projects
  • Public hearing set for next week on proposed change in ag water reporting
  • Free webinar will cover ideas for improving stormwater management
  • Regulation approval clears way for Delta Plan to take effect Sept. 1
  • One meeting postponed, two others set to take place next week
  • Ukiah is the next stop for a series of CFCC funding fairs
  • August 07, 2013
  • Water Plan’s desalination chapter to get workshop treatment
  • Calculator offers insight to household water usage
  • Energy report looks at climate change threats to power plants
  • Workshop offers details on Delta flood project grants
  • Survey will help develop web portal for safe swimming conditions
  • July 31, 2013
  • Desalination is next in the lineup of workshops for the Water Plan
  • Stakeholder input at IRWM workshops is detailed in new report
  • Research council report gives federal agencies guidance on sustainability issues
  • DWR posts guidelines and PSP for Delta flood emergency response projects
  • Watershed University offers information on flood risk and hazard mitigation
  • Toolkit helps build on relationship between water and energy resources
  • July 24, 2013
  • WaterWiki offers a place to publish water-related articles and reports
  • Nitrates workshop will look at ways to meet drinking water standards
  • California becomes first state to receive ecological footprint report
  • Agencies agree to partnership for protecting water supplies from wildfire damage
  • Groundwater management in the spotlight at this year’s ACWA summit
  • July 17, 2013
  • A Water Plan first: Progress report released for Update 2009
  • Financial portion of Water Plan up for review and discussion this week
  • Notes from Water Plan web-a-thon being made available online
  • Technical panel to discuss Urban Water Management Planning Act next week
  • Water conservation program on display at the California State Fair
  • July 10, 2013
  • DWR workgroup looking at strategies to help maintain agriculture in the Delta
  • Cattle grazing and clean water both find a place in national forests
  • Shasta Dam draft plans placed online, ready for public comment
  • DWR posts lists of awards and recommendations for Proposition 84 funding
  • New location for meeting on water quality and supply in California forests
  • Water commission to receive presentation on hydraulic fracturing
  • July 03, 2013
  • Governor asking Californians to make July Water Smart Month
  • Agenda posted for follow-up to Water Plan objectives web-a-thon
  • Tribal governments invited to sessions for updated Climate Adaptation Strategy
  • Two new online sources offering information on California’s wetlands
  • First draft of Delta Science Plan is ready for public comment
  • California’s irrigation systems get a close look from DWR, UC Davis
  • June 26, 2013
  • Need information on California water issues? This site probably has it
  • Report assesses climate change elements in urban water management plans
  • Ag roundtable offers guidelines to deal with effects of nitrogen on groundwater
  • New Central Valley draft regional flood atlases made available online
  • The concept of ecosystem services gets a boost from Defenders of Wildlife
  • June 19, 2013
  • Follow-up session will continue discussions started at Water Plan web-a-thon
  • Cal/EPA ready to lend an ear at next week’s tribal listening sessions
  • Southern California workshop to provide a look at state water rates
  • DWR releases draft funding recommendations for flood management grant program
  • USGS report looks at land subsidence in the Coachella Valley
  • Conservancy’s report, video detail investment in California’s watershed
  • June 12, 2013
  • Additional materials posted for this week’s Water Plan web-a-thon
  • RSVPs being accepted for next week’s Mountain Counties Regional Forum
  • EPA finds California water infrastructure needs $44.5 billion through 2030
  • Water commission to discuss public benefits of water storage projects
  • ARB looking for public input on California’s emission reduction plan
  • June 05, 2013
  • Mountain Counties Regional Forum set up as a webinar and conference call
  • Web-a-thon wrap-up session is on the calendar for July 9
  • Two water quality sites moved to new web addresses
  • USGS report takes a look at groundwater depletion across the country
  • Committee will look at water quality and supply in California forests
  • May 29, 2013
  • Agenda posted for Water Plan’s implementation objectives web-a-thon
  • Newsletter provides details on process for updated State Wildlife Action Plan
  • Online symposium will discuss climate change adaptation for governments, tribes
  • Ratings system can help infrastructure projects meet sustainability goals
  • Seminar offers ideas on making a better connection between agencies and citizens
  • May 22, 2013
  • Objectives/Actions Web-a-thon coming in June
  • Mountain Counties Regional Forum set
  • Online resource demonstrates river and floodplain interaction
  • USGS delivers report to congress on national water census
  • Delta planning update
  • May 15, 2013
  • Webinar for second draft of 2013 Water Plan finance chapter
  • DWR hosting regional workshops to develop strategic plan for IRWM
  • USBR holds first public Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin study meeting
  • CUWCC to host two retail water conservation pricing workshops
  • New report on climate change in California and the southwest
  • May 8, 2013
  • California Tribal Water Summit advances guiding principles and implementation framework
  • May webinars will cover shared values, groundwater storage tool
  • Change of plans: Water Plan plenary meeting moved back one week
  • Water commission to receive briefing on consumption-based urban water rate structure
  • Update on sustainability indicators on the agenda for Strategic Growth Council
  • May 1, 2013
  • Land use objective for Water Plan on the agenda for next week’s caucus meeting
  • Resolution to strengthen government agency alignment gets endorsements
  • AWRA’s webinar series looks at IRWM efforts from around the country
  • Do you have questions about the basics of IRWM? This guide has the answers
  • GRA symposium offers latest approaches to managed aquifer recharge
  • April 24, 2013
  • Financial planning framework up for discussion at Public Advisory Committee meeting
  • New guide provides strategies to deal with water-related effects of climate change
  • DWR releases draft funding list for ag water use efficiency project proposals
  • Advisory committee to discuss future GAMA funding
  • GRA sets date for second web seminar on salt and nutrient management plan
  • April 17, 2013
  • Water Technology Caucus sets two meetings for discussion of water future report
  • Annual watershed day coming to the state capitol next week
  • Workshop will look at methods that could lead to better drought prediction
  • Conservancy’s report chronicles the story behind the Delta Dialogues
  • SWP water supply contract negotiations begin next month in Sacramento
  • Assessment of Sierra National Forest to be discussed at three public meetings
  • April 10, 2013
  • Caucus set to discuss groundwater portions of Water Plan this week
  • Agency alignment up for discussion at next week’s CWC meeting
  • New national strategy will help with climate change adaptation
  • Outreach meetings scheduled to discuss draft California flood future report
  • Federal agencies draft principles and requirements for water investments
  • Technical panel asking for public input on urban water use efficiency ideas
  • California headwaters get policy treatment from water agency association
  • April 03, 2013
  • Water Plan’s finance framing chapter to be discussed at caucus meeting
  • Water Technology Caucus agendas posted for three April meetings
  • Flood futures report released this morning by DWR and USACE
  • IRWM workshop series gets underway next week in Clovis
  • DWR releases initial funding list for flood management projects
  • This Friday is the early registration deadline for modeling forum in Folsom
  • March 27, 2013
  • Integrated water management summit and conference on tap for next week
  • BDCP releases three more draft chapters, sets date for public meeting
  • Comments being accepted for draft report on Small Erosion Repair Program
  • Save the date for the next meeting in the Sierra Cascades Dialog series
  • Series of six funding fairs for water projects begins April 10
  • March 20, 2013
  • DWR chooses seven members to sit on new technical panel
  • Water campaign offers ideas, calculator to help reduce household use
  • New effort begins on development of regional flood management plans
  • U.S. Forest Service planning water and fire workshops for the Sierra
  • Save the date for June’s California Extreme Precipitation Symposium
  • March 13, 2013
  • North Coast Regional Forum will be held as webinar and conference call
  • Finance, groundwater caucuses set next meeting dates in Sacramento
  • Water technology highlights a busy caucus schedule in April
  • Safe water report and environmental justice to be discussed on April 9
  • Applicants wanted for Central Valley levee repair work group
  • Briefings will cover next steps for Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
  • March 6, 2013
  • Water toolbox offers access to a variety of IWRM information and links
  • Evaluating public benefits of water projects on CWC workshop agenda
  • Central Valley draft flood system repair guidelines ready for public comment
  • Cal EMA meetings will help set the stage for a catastrophic flood response plan
  • EPA report lists the elements behind equitable development strategies
  • February 27, 2013
  • Water management summit and conference now accepting online registration
  • UC Davis sets dates for climate change and water policy workshop
  • With 2013 off to a dry start, DWR has links to drought information
  • Project proposals being accepted for new round of urban greening grants
  • Federal report provides help with short-term water management decisions
  • February 20, 2013
  • Workshop series will help determine the future of IRWM in California
  • Guidelines posted for emergency preparedness and response grants
  • Webinar will help water managers put a value on watersheds
  • Advisory panel to make recommendations on groundwater grant requests
  • EWRI offering climate change symposium for California water managers
  • February 13, 2013
  • Registration still open for Water Plan’s Public Advisory Committee meeting
  • New details posted for April’s water management summit and conference
  • Commission to consider ag water measurement regulation amendment
  • Webinar on CEC in aquatic ecosystems on tap for tomorrow
  • Strategic Growth Council looking at environmental goals and policy this week
  • GRAC webinar series offers details on recycled water recharge
  • February 06, 2013
  • Back-to-back Water Plan meetings on tap for next Wednesday
  • Public Advisory Committee to get progress report on Water Plan objectives
  • Governor, Legislature receive report on contaminated drinking water supplies
  • Groundwater workshop offers help in developing collaborative leadership
  • Sacramento River Watershed Program revises 2013 workshop schedule
  • January 30, 2013
  • Mark your calendars for the summit and conference on integrated water management
  • Stakeholder committee to discuss amending ag water regulation form
  • Biodiversity council posts updated agenda for program alignment meeting
  • Three districts receive $50,000 grants for water management plans
  • Violations of water standards found in dozens of small community system
  • January 23, 2013
  • Urban Stakeholder Committee meeting next week to look at SBX7-7
  • BMS/GRanTS ready to accept Proposition 84 grant applications
  • Searching for a balance between water conservation and declining utility revenues
  • Series of webinars will help develop salt and nutrient management plans
  • Summit provides insight on climate change and California agriculture
  • SCEWRI symposium will look at climate change effects on California hydrology
  • January 16, 2013
  • Development of IRWM strategic plan will include five public workshops
  • Water budgeting certification program available at next month’s irrigation conference
  • Free website offers water data from around the world
  • EPA webinar to outline new criteria for water recreation areas
  • Outreach program pumps up the benefits of capturing stormwater
  • AWRA recommends US move toward integrated water resources management
  • January 9, 2013
  • Water Plan meeting schedule begins to take shape for 2013
  • SWAN workshop will provide update on Water Plan future scenarios
  • CBC looks to align conservation programs in government agencies
  • Public benefits of water projects on next week’s agenda for CWC
  • Delta Science Program and CABA to host Delta flows seminar at UC Davis
  • Looking at how water portfolios may benefit California farmers
  • January 2, 2013
  • DWR releases draft PSP for up to $10.5 million in grants for desalination project
  • Nominations being accepted for DWR’s new independent technical panel
  • Reclamation webinar will discuss water efficiency in Colorado River Basin
  • Nine principles to guide the adaptation of ecosystems to climate change
  • Effects of climate change on forests and rangelands to be discussed next week
  • Delta Dialogues recap, talk of second phase available online
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    December 26, 2012
  • Portion of Water Plan released in Spanish
  • Draft version of Water Plan assumptions and estimates available online
  • Plenary meeting materials and presentations posted on Water Plan website
  • California Natural Resources Agency adopts final policy for tribal consultation
  • Draft report on California’s flood future
  • December 19, 2012
  • IRWM strategic plan workshops being planned for April
  • Irrigation innovation to be featured at next year’s annual conference
  • Two-part workshop on flood frequency analysis will begin next month
  • Conservation board awards grants for fish and wildlife habitat projects
  • California’s water footprint detailed in new report from the Pacific Institute
  • EPA provides summary for workshop on water and the U.S. economy
  • December 12, 2012
  • Water Plan’s Delta Regional Forum to be held Friday in Antioch
  • Applications being accepted for stormwater flood management grants
  • U.S. Forest Service planning two days of dialogs on Sierra Nevada and Cascades
  • Experimental forecast tool suggests drier than normal conditions for most of state
  • Survey provides insight to irrigation methods used by California farmers
  • DWR releases distribution list for $9 million worth of Proposition 84 grants
  • December 5, 2012
  • Advisory committee to discuss agency collaboration on water management
  • Draft report on California’s flood future looks at risks and recommendations
  • DWR provides real-time storm updates via Facebook and Twitter
  • California Water Commission to receive briefing on forest management strategy
  • Grant program guidelines and two proposal solicitation packages released by DWR
  • Final draft of Delta Plan, related documents released by Delta Stewardship Council
  • November 28, 2012
  • California Natural Resources Agency adopts final policy for tribal consultation
  • California river parkway projects to receive $34 million in state funding
  • Federal grants available for water conservation and sustainability projects
  • United States and Mexico reach agreement on managing the Colorado River
  • Summit and symposium offer presentations on rangeland issues
  • November 21, 2012
  • Next month’s Water Plan meeting schedule starts with caucuses on Dec. 12
  • Watershed program inviting stakeholders to attend annual meeting next week
  • DSC sets a new timeline for the development of a final Delta Plan
  • Water marketing and groundwater banking on PPIC agenda
  • Free webinar will spotlight some of the new water quality apps
  • November 14, 2012
  • Cover story looks at DWR’s plan to reduce its carbon footprint
  • CRWFS makes the case for expanding California’s water storage opportunities
  • Applications being accepted for $21 million in water project grants
  • CRAE offers ideas for conservation incentives on private California land
  • Registration discount for watershed forum available until Saturday
  • EPA provides summary for workshop on water and the U.S. economy
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    November 7, 2012
  • Busy schedule for Nov. 20: Two Water Plan RMS workshops in one day
  • Revisions made to strategic plan for integrated regional water management
  • California IRWM initiative highlighted in AWRA case studies report
  • Final version of agricultural water management guidebook posted by DWR
  • CWC set to discuss and take comments on public benefits of water projects
  • WestFAST project will try to get state and federal agencies on the same page
  • October 31, 2012
  • Chemicals of concern get attention in report on California’s aquatic ecosystems
  • Growth council to introduce new executive team at next week’s meeting
  • Details on drought issues, national portal shared during recent workshop
  • Public input sought for new standards on geothermal heat exchange wells
  • FloodSAFE Focus details plans on PSP for $9 million in stream restoration funding
  • Robust webinar offers help in developing flexible management plans
  • October 24, 2012
  • Water Plan progress report will help set the stage for the 2013 edition
  • Guidelines released for $5 million in regional flood management plan funding
  • Looking into the salinity issues developing in California’s Central Valley
  • Conservation district sets agenda for next month’s conference in San Diego
  • Task force submits draft report on best management practices, asks for public comments
  • Water Plan sustainability framework featured in EWRI newsletter
  • October 17, 2012
  • Flood preparedness week runs through Saturday in California
  • Workshop will provide guidance on ag water efficiency proposal solicitation package
  • “Slingshot” portable water purification systems to be shipped around the world
  • Brown bag event looks at climate change and flood protection in the Netherlands
  • DWR plans second climate change workshop for later this month
  • October 10, 2012
  • Pollution prevention RMS workshop added to Water Plan calendar
  • Cost of compliance workshop to be held by SWRCB next week
  • Water commission to get briefings on Water Plan and statewide flood planning
  • Website makeover: DWR’s home page takes on a new look
  • EPA offering free webinar to learn about using new water quality portal
  • Progress report details findings by Bay-Delta evaluation program
    October 3, 2012
  • Climate change and companion plans on agenda for Water Plan graphics meeting
  • Orange County set to host drought response workshop next month
  • Strategic Growth Council makes two appointments to top leadership posts
  • California included in a study on restoring degraded meadows
  • Federal agencies to use conflict resolution for water, environmental issues
  • September 26, 2012
  • Water Plan’s Public Advisory Committee cancels October meeting
  • Ag committee to review comments on guidebook for water suppliers
  • EPA webinar will look at ways water utilities can benefit from solar power
  • How to deal with all that information? CCST looks at the possibilities
  • Online water utility climate survey remains available through Friday
  • WestFAST newsletter has updates on drought report and Bay Delta action plan
  • September 19, 2012
  • Water Plan plenary meeting presentations and other materials posted online
  • Details for planning process of IRWM now available on DWR website
  • DWR releases PSP for up to $25 million in flood project funding
  • State finalizes planning guide for dealing with climate change
  • Summit on Silicon Valley watersheds set for this weekend
  • Oregon makes state history with integrated water resources strategy
  • September 12, 2012
  • Water Plan plenary meeting is underway, will run through tomorrow
  • Draft guidebook for water suppliers to be discussed at meeting next week
  • Water commission to get an update on DWR climate change activities
  • CUWA takes the wraps off ag water supply reliability report for California
  • Meeting offers a look at water and agriculture in Northern California
  • Public invited to enroll in the Dept. of Fish and Game’s Climate College
  • Special Edition eNews
  • Sept. 12-13, 202 Plenary information
  • September 5, 2012
  • Agendas for plenary meeting breakout sessions being posted on Water Plan webpage
  • CVFPP receives special recognition from Floodplain Management Association
  • Conference line added for workshops on ag water use efficiency grants
  • Thousands of Californians in 17 counties receiving flood risk notices from DWR
  • EPA releases seven-point action plan to improve Delta aquatic habitat, water quality
  • August 29, 2012
  • Special hotel rate available for those attending the Water Plan plenary meeting
  • Next Water Plan forum will focus on North Lahontan region
  • DWR to discuss integrated water management at floodplain conference
  • Urban modeling tool, infill development on agenda for next SGC meeting
  • Survey will be used to find innovative answers for integrated water management
  • August 22, 2012
  • Water Plan plenary meeting set for three weeks from today
  • CWC posts new documents on public benefits of water storage projects
  • Water utility managers asked to complete survey on plans for dealing with climate change
  • FEMA offering free training session on flood insurance programs and other resources
  • Water rate workshops offer agencies help in dealing with increasing service costs
  • August 15, 2012
  • Updated agenda for Water Plan plenary meeting posted, RSVP form made available
  • Governor’s website counters those questioning research on human-caused climate change
  • Workshops to provide information on applying for ag water use efficiency grants
  • IRWM planning grants meeting presentation made available online
  • Discount registration rate still available for levee research symposium
  • August 08, 2012
  • Details released for next Water Plan graphics workshop and Groundwater Caucus
  • SWAN asking for members to review draft Water Plan documents
  • CWC looking at strategic plan, quantifying public benefits of water storage projects
  • Water workshops will help ag suppliers with their compliance questions
  • Amendments to ocean plan to be discussed at desalination workshop
  • $55 million in flood program funding detailed in latest edition of FloodSAFE Focus
  • August 01, 2012
  • Water Plan Flood Caucus to discuss revised RMS chapter at next meeting
  • Draft agenda for Water Plan plenary meeting being made available today
  • California climate change study features reports compiled by more than 120 researchers
  • UC Riverside begins publication of newsletter for WSPC
  • IRWM releases draft list of recommended planning grants, comments being accepted
  • CWEMF holding workshop on results of Delta water use pilot study
  • July 25, 2012
  • Governor takes wraps off plans for developing Delta water tunnels
  • Water reliability report outlines SWP delivery estimates through 2031
  • Sediment is next in line for a Water Plan RMS workshop
  • DWR seeking public input on outline for water portion of Climate Adaptation Strategy
  • Comments on water commission’s draft strategic plan due on Tuesday
  • July 18, 2012
  • Next Water Plan plenary meeting set for September in Sacramento
  • Ag water measurement regulation takes effect after getting OAL approval
  • Workshops on guidelines for flood plan funding to be held next month
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taking a close look at the benefits of IWM
  • WestFAST makes plans to improve collaboration on water programs
  • July 11, 2012
  • Resource management strategies on agenda for Tribal Advisory Committee
  • Comments being accepted on guidelines for funding regional flood management plans
  • Workshop will focus on preparing for extreme weather events in western states
  • U.S. Army issues reports on water strategy and sustainability
  • DWR’s new Spanish webpage includes 2009 Water Plan highlights
  • Three meetings will give public the chance for input on IRWM grant proposal guidelines
  • July 03, 2012
  • Board gives unanimous approval to Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
  • DWR posts draft PSP for up to $25 million in flood management projects
  • CWC accepting comments on strategic plan through the end of the month
  • Sustainability issues top agenda for next Strategic Growth Council meeting
  • Take a survey to provide your input on California’s water research needs
  • June 27, 2012
  • DWR sends Urban Water Management Plans Report to Legislature
  • Ag water measurement regs on state water panel July 6 meeting agenda
  • Sea level rise focus of NRC study released last week
  • DWR’s Bay Delta Office updates delta water flow data
  • Next Week: eNews will publish on Tuesday, July 3, because of holiday
  • June 20, 2012
  • DWR sends agricultural water use efficiency report to the state Legislature
  • New webpage launched to highlight work done by DFG scientists
  • Survey asks water utility leaders about trends and changes in their industry
  • Webinar offers a look at the health of California’s waterway ecosystems
  • Newsletter includes details on reclamation grants, Colorado River study
  • Institute searches for ideas to reduce freshwater needs of power plants
  • June 13, 2012
  • Water Plan Public Advisory Committee meeting next week
  • IRWM climate change considerations discussed in new DWR report
  • Report recaps details from state workshop on extreme climate events
  • Comment period for agency’s tribal communication policy closes Friday
  • IRWM groups to be featured at next month’s Sierra water summit
  • Webinar offer introduction to goals for water quality standards, objectives
  • June 06, 2012
  • Workshops and meetings dominate the Water Plan calendar for the next two weeks
  • DWR approves first phase of plan to reduce its GHG emissions
  • Report spells out how the California economy can prosper despite water problems
  • Getting an introduction to a new federal handbook on sustainability plans
  • Management strategy for Sierra Nevada to be presented next week
  • May 30, 2012
  • Public Advisory Committee set to discuss finance plan, climate adaptation strategy
  • Webcast to offer a basic introduction to water quality standards and issues
  • Public comments being accepted for changes to Recycled Water Policy
  • ISB teleconference will focus on final staff draft of the Delta Plan
  • Science advisory panel issues strategies for monitoring CECs in California’s water
  • May 23, 2012
  • Water Plan adds flood, land use and finance caucuses to the June calendar
  • Slideshow offers a look at the benefits and problems of California’s watersheds
  • Friday deadline for comments on errors and omissions in draft flood protection plan
  • Peer review workshop for integrated ground/surface water models used in Central Valley
  • Benefits of AMI technology on display at conservation council symposium
  • May 16, 2012
  • Biodiversity council to take a look at integrated water management
  • Public getting a look at the final staff draft of the Delta Plan
  • Assembly committee sharing ideas to get the most out of California’s rainwater
  • Urban Levee Design Criteria spells out basis for providing a 200-year level of protection
  • Habitat conservation program offers grants for work on private lands
  • Online water quality portal gives public access to decades of government data
    May 09, 2012
  • Proposals being accepted for groundwater project grants up to $250,000
  • Grant recommendations on Thursday’s agenda for Strategic Growth Council
  • Feds deliver $5.3 million to California water districts for ag efficiency projects
  • How the floods of 1862 can provide lessons for California today
  • Workshop offers hands-on experience in applying WEAP model to water problems
  • Looking for ways to balance the water needs of forests and valleys
    May 02, 2012
  • Water Plan draft assumptions and estimates report published online
  • Water conservation and efficiency study gives California highest marks in the country
  • Water commission agenda includes final version of ag water measurement regulation
  • IEP Newsletter includes report on fish salvage in the State Water Project
  • Online DSC booklet provides look at water issues in California
  • April 25, 2012
  • Agency’s draft policy calls for increased collaboration with state’s Native American tribes
  • Fifth public comment period underway for proposed ag water measurement regulation
  • California’s new fish and wildlife strategic vision made available online
  • Registration is open for next month’s watershed forum and ocean conference
  • New database provides details on federally funded climate research in California
  • April 18, 2012
  • Rescheduled urban water use efficiency RMS workshop set for May 2
  • Committee will review and discuss draft proposal for agricultural water use
  • Climate change book offers recommendations for groundwater resources
  • Flood board workshop will provide recap and next steps for CVFPP
  • Newsletter provides a look at California’s citizen water monitoring programs
  • April 11, 2012
  • April calendar includes a Water Plan workshop, forum and meeting
  • Ag water regulation up for consideration by water commission
  • DWR accepting comments on draft plan for urban flood protection criteria
  • FloodSAFE Focus provides a look at aerial imaging, flood insurance program
  • Land use decisions to be part of the discussion at Caltrans summit
  • April 04, 2012
  • With help from professor, DWR releases Spanish version of 2009 Water Plan highlights
  • Changes in the schedules for two of this month’s Water Plan workshops
  • Mapping tool helps identify disadvantaged communities in a planning region
  • Delta Conservancy releases draft plan to outline future role
  • FloodSAFE introduces e-update for flood management planning
  • March 28, 2012
  • Water Plan Public Advisory Committee to begin crafting Update 2013 Document
  • Resource management strategy workshops scheduled on three days in April
  • Water technology conference set for early May in Fresno County
  • DWR opens comment window for revised agricultural water measurement regulation
  • Blue ribbon commission to finalize recommendations for wildlife strategic vision
  • March 21, 2012
  • Water Plan adds Colorado River regional forum to April calendar
  • DWR making presentations this week on Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
  • Series of watershed management workshops to be held throughout California
  • GRA offering a lesson next week on accessing the new CASGEM program
  • Mediterranean City conference will focus on adapting to climate change
  • New version of iPhone app helps keep an eye on watershed conditions
  • March 14, 2012
  • Date set for regional forum to discuss mountain county issues
  • Water Plan adds two RMS workshops to spring calendar
  • Modeling forum in Folsom to include analysis on California Water Plan
  • Water reuse ideas get a hearing before an Assembly committee
  • USGS offering webinar on managing groundwater and surface water as one
  • AWRA newsletter features policy, presentations, and principles of IWRM
  • March 07, 2012
  • Water Plan schedules RMS workshop dates for March and April
  • DWR posts draft of its Climate Action Plan, CEQA documents, for review
  • Public hearings set to discuss EIR on Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
  • Public comments on revised agricultural water regulation due next week
  • AWE webinar offers ideas on efficient landscape irrigation
  • Draft report lists 682 California communities with contaminated drinking water
  • February 29, 2012
  • Deadline looms for public comment on LGA groundwater grant guidelines
  • DWR conducting survey to measure interest in IRWM video project
  • Interim strategic vision for California wildlife posted online
  • National conference provides discussion on wide range of water issues
  • Delta integrated flood management documents released
  • February 22, 2012
  • Water Plan committees add next meetings to calendar
  • New PPIC report points out state’s biggest water management challenges
  • Interim strategic plan adopted for two California wildlife agencies
  • CVFPB to webcast session on draft flood protection plan
  • Access to new groundwater elevation data system to be explained next month
  • February 15, 2012
  • Panelists chosen for DWR’s Climate Change Technical Advisory Group
  • Proceedings from Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable posted online
  • Webpage set up to answer some of the Round 2 Planning Grants questions
  • National strategy under development to help wildlife cope with climate change
  • Water policy conference to look at an array of California issues
  • February 08, 2012
  • Updating water commission on ag water regulation, Delta levee program
  • Technical attachments for flood plan made available for public review
  • Draft water delivery report, technical addendum, ready for public comment
  • DFG hosting climate change stakeholder meeting next week
  • FRAP looking for stakeholder input on forest and rangeland reports
  • Draft guidelines released for groundwater project grants up to $250,000
  • February 01, 2012
  • Public Advisory Committee set to spend day looking at three topics of the Water Plan
  • SGC includes integrated resource management in new strategic plan
  • Stakeholder committee to take look at final draft of agricultural WUE report
  • Putting together a plan to deal with a Texas-sized water problem
  • Could cactus hold the key to cleaning up soil contamination?
  • DSC to review Delta proposal during next week’s meeting
  • January 25, 2012
  • It is time to RSVP for the next Public Advisory Committee meeting
  • Water quality council making progress on implementing strategy
  • Workshop on guidebook to help ag water suppliers prepare management plans
  • Federal plan spells out national priorities for managing ocean resources
  • CFCC puts six funding fairs on the calendar for 2012
  • January 18, 2012
  • CII Task Force, Strategic Growth Council set January meetings
  • Board ready to receive Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
  • Report suggests thinning forests in order to improve water runoff
  • Climate change workshop sets focus on Southern California flooding
  • Technology provides new opportunities for reusing municipal wastewater
  • Looking at DPR to help create reliable and sustainable water supplies
  • January 11, 2012
  • Round two of planning grant proposal solicitation is ready to roll
  • Time running out to apply for $1.8 million in EPA urban water grants
  • Save the date for California’s premier water recycling conference
  • DSC begins series of hearings on Delta Plan draft EIR
  • Free download available of Clean Water Team’s 2012 calendar
  • January 04,2012
  • Three topics to dominate February agenda for Public Advisory Committee
  • Year-long workshop series planned to develop graphics for Water Plan 2013
  • Land Use Caucus to meet in Sacramento later this month
  • Public draft of Central Valley Flood Protection Plan made available on website
  • Report looks at efforts and ideas to sustain America’s forests
  • 2011 Return to Top of Page
    December 28, 2011
  • Agendas now posted for January’s regional forums
  • DWR announces final awards of Prop. 1E stormwater flood grants
  • Proposed water conservation measures set for release on Friday, Jan. 6
  • Final Round 2 Planning Grant PSP posted; DWR sets three applicant workshops
  • December 21, 2011
  • Water Plan workshops to coincide with January’s regional forums
  • Agenda set for next month’s Tulare Lake Regional Forum
  • Draft report quantifies public benefits of water storage projects
  • Ocean Protection Council seeking comments on draft strategic plan
  • DSC newsletter highlights Delta stressors, water diversion monitoring
  • Canadian project offers example of integrated shared vision planning at work
  • December 14, 2011

  • DWR sets the schedule for three regional forums in January
  • Save the date: Plans underway for Jan. 12 workshop on CII water use report
  • Pilot project to look at water availability for energy production
  • $1.8 million in grants being made available to restore urban waters
  • Public comments on urban levee design criteria due by tomorrow
  • Delta Stewardship Council fact sheet helps demystify the Delta Plan
  • December 07, 2011

  • Handbook helps integrate climate change into water planning projects
  • Survey takes aim at measuring success of local water management efforts
  • Two remaining workshops on guidelines for flood system funding
  • Growth council opens draft strategic plan to public comments
  • New, online resource center offers help for ag water stewardship decisions
  • California rangeland coalition summit to convene in Davis
  • November 30, 2011
  • Three Water Plan meetings planned before the end of the year
  • DWR makes final phase of CASGEM program available online
  • WestFAST offers help in coordinating with federal agencies on water issues
  • Webinar offers look at findings on stream flows and water efficiency
  • DFG and CFGC take steps toward developing a strategic vision
  • November 23, 2011
  • Climate change report helps set the stage for governor’s conference
  • Ag water efficiency up for discussion at next week’s workshop
  • Public asked to provide input on needs for Suisun Marsh
  • Forest service maps show link between forests, watersheds
  • Water council adopts management policy for western states
  • November 16, 2011
  • Save the date: next Tribal AC meeting set for Dec. 9
  • IRWM looking for ways to improve implementation and grant solicitation processes
  • State board accepting grant applications for two types of projects
  • Reclamation asking for input on draft watershed management program
  • Questions on levee design criteria to be answered at workshop
  • Annual report provides insight to conservancy group's Water Plan efforts
  • November 09, 2011
  • Governor Brown sets the stage for climate change conference
  • Finance caucus subcommittee to work on Water Plan definitions
  • Workshops will help determine guidelines for flood conservation project funding
  • Reclamation looking for partners to join water basin studies
  • Delta Plan draft EIR made available for public comment
  • Water commission to take a look at ag water measurement regulation
  • November 02, 2011
  • Opportunities available to join DWR climate change panel
  • Water Plan plenary meeting materials being made available online
  • Bay-Delta issues on agenda for next week’s CARCD conference
  • Survey aims to provide better groundwater management information
  • DWR offering help in completing forms to apply for federal grant money
  • Free webinar offers look at improving water quality monitoring data
  • October 26, 2011
  • DWR brochure details development process for Update 2013
  • Public comment period open for modified agriculture water regulation
  • Transportation plan will take California land use goals into consideration
  • Looking for ways to keep stormwater from going down the drain
  • SGC to open round two of community planning grant program
  • October 19, 2011
  • Water Plan plenary meeting will include caucus breakout sessions
  • Second workshop on California's water storage is ready to go
  • Draft PSP released for second round of IRWM grant funding
  • Updated EPA guide helps state and local agencies tap into clean energy programs
  • Agency report card included in new issue of DSC newsletter
  • October 12, 2011
  • Program for this month’s Water Plan plenary meeting now available online
  • Providing a look at the irrigation methods used on California crops
  • Draft regulations aim to help local agencies get state funding for flood projects
  • EPA issues additions to California’s list of polluted waters
  • Water management screening model now available to download
  • October 05, 2011
  • The stage is set for the first meeting of the Water Technology Caucus
  • DWR posts submitted applications for SWFM grants
  • Entering water plan information with DOST has its benefits
  • CII Task force to meet in Los Angeles later this month
  • Taking a look at the Delta from different perspectives
  • September 28, 2011
  • Plenary meeting organizers asking for RSVPs ASAP
  • DWR Recommends $163 million in flood management grants
  • DWR posts IRWM grant solicitation schedule though autumn 2013
  • Modified ag water measurement regulation is open to public comment
  • Chance to weigh in on Bureau of Reclamation’s draft feasibility study guidelines
  • Archive collection makes California water history available to the public
  • September 21, 2011
  • Save the date for the first Water Plan plenary meeting in October
  • Regional forum and ag stakeholder meetings on tap for next week
  • Executive order adds Tribal Advisor to governor’s office
  • Annual science and technology report being made available online
  • DSC newsletter details proposal to expand recreational areas
  • Ecological network will track environmental trends from coast to coast
  • September 14, 2011
  • Water Technology Caucus sets October date for inaugural meeting
  • New date is set for the next Water Plan Public Advisory Committee meeting
  • Webinar offers look at cost effective integrated watershed management
  • DWR approves final decision on 2011 Region Acceptance Process
  • Applications being accepted for $49.7 million in levee grants
  • September 07, 2011
  • Biodiversity council makes plans for 20th anniversary celebration
  • New date and time set for this month’s ag stakeholder committee meeting
  • Meeting to develop a new use form for water suppliers
  • EPA offers framework to put water programs under one heading
  • Dialog session will focus on economy of rural forest communities
  • August 31, 2011
  • Water commission asking for RSVPs to upcoming storage workshops
  • Next regional forum to focus on Central Coast water issues
  • SGC decides to take two meetings and combine them into one
  • Groundwater association’s annual conference set for October
  • The Water Channel offers a world of online information
  • August 24, 2011
  • Delta recreation proposal released by state parks division
  • Draft environmental report on Salton Sea habitat unveiled
  • Forest service looking for help in organizing water review panel
  • FMA sets September dates for annual flood conference
  • Astronomers find opportunities for conjunctive spacewater management
  • August 17, 2011
  • Three meetings highlight busy week for California Water Plan
  • Technology council issues strategy for resolving California’s water issues
  • $205 million in grants awarded to 25 recipients by IRWM
  • EPA toolbox offers climate change help to water utilities
  • Public comments being accepted for north coast water quality plan
  • DWR director chosen as keynote speaker for irrigation conference
  • August 10, 2011
  • Plan put into place to look at increasing state water facility efficiency
  • Helping the public join the discussion on California’s water issues
  • Report outlines sustainability indicators framework for EPA
  • DWR flood legislation handbook receives Focused Issue Planning Award
  • Water Commission to get updates on Delta Plan, storage workshops
  • DPC invites public to attend workshops on Delta economic plan
  • August 03, 2011
  • New tool will help water suppliers submit UWMP data
  • Webcast available for this week’s Tribal Advisory Committee meeting
  • Appropriations committee to look at proposed policy for levee vegetation management
  • Fifth staff draft of Delta Plan released, draft EIR to follow
  • OPC looking for public feedback on draft plan for ocean protection
  • July 27, 2011
  • Comments being accepted, hearings set for ag water supply regulations
  • Mark your calendars for two workshops on California water storage
  • Bardini named Deputy Director for Integrated Water Management
  • SGC planning workshop to develop strategic planning
  • DWR is ready to help with completion of federal grant forms
  • DSC chair discusses Delta Plan with the Los Angeles Times
  • July 20, 2011
  • Tribal AC meeting moved to new location to accommodate webcast
  • August calendar filling up with Water Plan meetings
  • Work to resume on agricultural water efficiency project
  • Canadian official offers perspective on climate change solutions
  • Free app provides updates on California water news
  • July 13, 2011
  • RAP draft decisions are in, comments being accepted
  • Water commission to receive updates on regulation, eminent domain
  • OAL approves process water regulation submitted by DWR
  • SWAN meeting summary and survey results being made available online
  • Task force chooses San Diego for this month’s water meeting
  • July 06, 2011
  • Emergency ag water regulation takes effect following OAL approval
  • Groundwater association’s annual conference set for October
  • Next Delta Plan draft to be released this month
  • Sustainable water ideas spelled out at roundtable meeting
  • Save the dates for meetings coming up this month
  • June 29, 2011
  • Answers to UWMP questions can be found in DWR guidebook
  • Forest Service illustrates condition of watersheds across the country
  • DSC votes on release of fifth staff draft for Delta Plan
  • New online network offers a forum for water quality monitors
  • June 22, 2011
  • RSVP for Water Plan Advisory Committee meeting
  • DWR proposes adoption of emergency water regulation
  • Roundtable report includes recommendations for ag water security
  • Water board posts agenda for ag efficiency workshop
  • List of FAQs made available to regional water management groups
  • Second phase of Delta risk report is made available online
  • June 15, 2011
  • Water Plan strategies are on agenda for public advisory committee
  • This month’s regional forums focus on SF Bay, South Coast
  • Tribal Advisory Committee schedules August meeting in Sacramento
  • Federal agencies team up to form water resources partnership
  • Latest Delta Plan draft up for discussion at DSC meetings
  • June 08, 2011
  • Water commission set to approve ag water regulations next week
  • New location set for San Francisco Bay Regional Forum
  • Water Plan scenarios briefing postponed, no new date set
  • California presentation to be part of national water conference
  • New draft action plan looks at climate change and water quality
  • June 1, 2011
  • Ag water regulations on commission committee agenda
  • Ag water use efficiency to be examined at workshop
  • Webcast to look at the potential of desalination
  • New website provides a look at history, impact of Corps’ levee policy
  • Registration deadline approaching for river watershed forum
  • May 25, 2011
  • Forums set for Sacramento River, South Coast and San Francisco Bay
  • Grant program schedules date for open house, public comment meeting
  • Strategic Growth Council announces agenda for June meeting
  • DWR creates new blog dedicated to climate change
  • Reclamation reports on climate change risks to U.S. river basins
  • Exploring the need for a drought warning system in California
  • May 18, 2011
  • Agendas set for this week’s California Water Plan caucuses
  • Forum aims to make the most of Sierra meadows
  • Sacramento River watershed takes center stage at forum
  • Revised schedule issued for fourth staff draft of Delta Plan
  • DSC launches new-look website, seeks feedback
  • $9.1 million in federal funding coming to five California districts
  • May 11, 2011
  • DWR schedules the first of 12 regional forums for California
  • Analytical tool to be tested at SWAN workshop on Friday
  • Less than two weeks to register for IRWM conference
  • Water commission meeting next week to finalize regulations
  • RAMPing up a new website to promote conservation
  • May 04, 2011
  • California Water Plan lines up groundwater, finance caucuses
  • This week’s Tribal AC meeting changed to teleconference/webinar
  • Water Plan scenarios briefing rescheduled for next month
  • Conservation measures to be reviewed by water commission committee
  • New state web portal offers information on climate and land use planning
  • Water quality network offering two webinars in May
  • April 27, 2011
  • International conference features Water Plan Update tool
  • DWR hosting discussion next month on climate change handbook
  • DWR releases list of applicants for flood management grants
  • Third staff draft of Delta Plan to be discussed this week
  • DSC newsletter looks at water storage possibilities
  • April 20, 2011
  • Water Plan scenarios to be discussed, webcast available
  • Levee maintenance headlines April edition of FloodSAFE Focus
  • Group release study on reusing water in California
  • Opportunity for local agencies to weigh in on draft flood safety plan
  • New technology to be discussed at Fresno water conference
  • Santa Ana River Watershed conference set for next week
  • April 13, 2011
  • Water commission to get financial briefing on Water Plan Update
  • Agenda posted for IRWM conference in Sacramento
  • Applications for two IRWM programs are due this week
  • Environmental issues faced by tribes to be discussed next week
  • Guidelines for flood project funding being taken under consideration
  • DWR achieves Climate Action Leader status for third time
  • Early registration is still available for H2O conference
  • April 06, 2011
  • Next Tribal Advisory Committee meeting to be held in Humboldt County
  • SWAN workshop offers chance to test Water Plan tool
  • Workshop to look at second draft of Delta Plan
  • Report focuses on meeting groundwater sustainability goals
  • Three more funding fairs on CFCC schedule
  • March 30, 2011
  • Public Advisory Committee meeting materials available online
  • Schedule change for public hearing on process water exclusion
  • SGC to look at sea-level rise considerations
  • LAO releases paper on benefits of water investments
  • Bureau bumps up water allocation for users south of Delta
  • March 23, 2011
  • Public Advisory Committee meeting to be first Water Plan webcast
  • Water sustainability to be discussed at Washington, D.C. meeting
  • Second staff draft of Delta Plan available for review
  • DSC to look at Delta Plan elements during two-day meeting
  • Final Region Acceptance Process posted by IRWM
  • March 16, 2011
  • Two weeks remain until Water Plan’s Public AC meeting
  • Video of today’s California Water Commission meeting available tomorrow
  • South African water program promotes conservation, jobs
  • Technology newsletter assesses California’s innovation ecosystem
  • New issue of FloodSAFE Focus includes update on levee repair
  • Delta Plan on the agenda for the Executive Briefing
  • March 09, 2011
  • New urban water management guidebook now available on DWR website
  • DWR submits document for industrial water regulation
  • Water commission to quantify public benefits of water storage
  • ASC to review proposed agriculture water regulations next week
  • Science newsletter assesses California’s innovation ecosystem
  • New issue of FloodSAFE Focus includes article on levee repair
  • March 02, 2011
  • Save the date for the next Public AC meeting
  • Task force begins looking at alternative best management practices
  • California Water Commission to tour Cal Poly irrigation and research center
  • CFCC schedules five funding fairs throughout California
  • Register now for IRWM conference in Sacramento
  • Workshops for urban water suppliers to be held this month
  • February 23, 2011
  • Climate change index made available for water plan update
  • Water policy book being released tonight by PPIC
  • Strategic Growth Council sets agenda for first meeting of the year
  • Participants wanted for UC Davis water management survey
  • Utah conference focuses on water resource management
  • February 16, 2011
  • Inaugural Tribal AC meeting to be held next week
  • First draft of Delta Plan released by DSC
  • DSC newsletter looks at Delta stressors, earthquakes
  • DWR, UC to explore solar project possibilities along aqueduct
  • Water use summit to be held in Fresno County
  • Urban Water Management workshops scheduled throughout California
  • February 09, 2011
  • Series of workshops set to help with urban water management plans
  • Natural Resources Agency secretary to deliver keynote address
  • New guide details issues, future of Klamath River Basin
  • Two symposiums to examine the role of environmental report cards
  • California Water Commission to meet - February 16
  • February 02, 2011
  • Agenda and materials posted for regional collaboration kickoff
  • Friday deadline for survey on topics for IRWM conference
  • Agenda for dynamic balancing symposium now available
  • Monterey meeting to look at Marine Life Protection Act
  • United Nations water official to speak at UC Davis
  • January 26, 2011
  • Take online survey to help DWR plan IRWM conference
  • Agenda and materials posted for regional collaboration kick-off
  • Irrigation conference to focus on urban and ag water issues
  • Portion of California water history moved to UC Riverside
  • Symposium looks at California’s sustainability indicators
  • Report lists biggest water challenges facing California
  • San Diego to host Headwaters to Ocean Conference
  • January 19, 2011
  • Two sessions scheduled to detail regional water planning
  • DWR releases flood protection progress report
  • Delta Plan scoping meetings scheduled throughout California
  • Details on Prop. 84 grant applications available on IRWM website
  • Meeting to discuss Sierra Nevada meadows set for next month
  • Two workshops to be held on Urban Target Method 4
  • Australian water tour making three stops in California
  • January 12, 2011
  • Location set for first tribal water plan update meeting
  • Webinars offer opportunity for input on regional outreach efforts
  • Webcast available for next California Water Commission meeting
  • DWR releases comprehensive climate change studies report
  • Two water conservation stakeholders meetings set for next week
  • CWEMF releases list of sessions for annual meeting
  • January 05, 2011
  • New California climate report includes strategy to address state’s risks
  • Governor lists water as one of the top issues in California
  • Dates set for Tribal Engagement Plan meeting, webinar
  • EU issues guidance document on water management and climate change
  • FloodSAFE Focus newsletter looks at FESSRO developments, flood protection plan
  • 2010 Return to Top of Page
    December 29, 2010
  • Tribal Engagement Plan teleconference set for next week
  • OPC accepting comments on sea-level rise draft resolution
  • CPUC releases white paper on public goods charge for water
  • Agricultural Stakeholders Committee to review charter
  • Two chances to learn about Urban Water Management Plans
  • DWR releases fact sheets detailing 2010 accomplishments
  • Save the date for a symposium on dynamic balancing
  • December 22, 2010
  • Draft of water management plan guidebook made available for review
  • DWR activates online groundwater monitoring system
  • Report provides new vision for California agriculture
  • Emergency water regulation in effect after receiving OAL approval
  • Date set for California Sustainability Indicator Symposium
  • USDA seeking water and conservation proposals to help farmers, ranchers
  • Public hearing scheduled for new levee design criteria
  • December 15, 2010
  • Save the date for the Tribal Advisory Committee Water Plan meeting
  • White paper looks at natural resource management in California
  • Comments now being accepted on California water facilities report
  • DSC sets agenda for two-day meeting in West Sacramento
  • SGC releases 2010 California Regional Progress Report
  • DWR webinar looks at Urban Water Management Plans
  • IRWM posts new schedule of upcoming events
  • December 08, 2010
  • California Water Plan sets 2011 meeting dates for Public Advisory Committee
  • Annual forum to include California Water Plan presentation on Update 2013
  • Three milestone flood plan documents placed online
  • Surface Storage Investigations Progress Report made available by CALFED
  • DWR to host water management plan webinar next week
  • Ag water subcommittee plans two meetings for next week
  • Monday is the deadline for submitting comments on proposed emergency regulation
  • December 01, 2010
  • DWR to submit emergency water regulation proposal next week
  • WISE idea provides information on European water issues
  • San Francisco to host California Water Law Symposium in January
  • Slideshow showcases history of California's State Water Project
  • Public is invited to attend Valley flood forum
  • November 24, 2010
  • DWR publishes contingency plan for California drought
  • European Union establishes Water Framework Directive
  • ACWA's fall conference set for next week in Indian Wells
  • DWR webinar next week focuses on Urban Water Management Plans
  • DWR posts webinar from Urban Stakeholder meeting held Nov. 19
  • November 17, 2010
  • DWR sends out invitations for new Tribal Advisory Committee
  • 2010 EU Water Initiative report promotes Integrated Water Management
  • Delta Stewardship Council newsletter provides new resource on water issues
  • Hydropower Draft Report now available for review and comment
  • Water data and information available at international earth science website
  • Strategic Growth Council meeting rescheduled for later in December
  • November 10, 2010
  • Materials from first Water Plan Public AC meeting now available online
  • DWR flood legislation handbook is now available online and on CD
  • DWR releases draft documents for groundwater elevation monitoring program
  • Public is invited to attend Valley Flood Forum
  • New date set for Urban Water Management Plan webinar
  • DWR teams up with CLCC for preparation of Water Plan Update 2013
  • November 03, 2010
  • Water Plan sets advisory meeting; please RSVP
  • USACE website aims to promote water management relationships
  • DWR director announces new environmental stewardship policy
  • Public Utilities Commission unveils update to 2010 Water Action Plan
  • Bureau of Reclamation releases new report on Suisun Marsh Habitat
  • Agendas and materials made available for November water meetings
  • October 27, 2010
  • Five agencies added to State Agency Steering Committee
  • Water Plan names public advisors, sets first meeting
  • Forest Service plans series of meetings on forest ecological restoration
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet tomorrow, Friday
  • Floodplain group meeting to be held next week in Henderson, Nevada
  • DWR announces Proposition 84 workshops, FAQ
  • October 20, 2010
  • Water Plan names public advisors, sets first meeting
  • DWR official briefs international water conference on Update 2009
  • DWR sets two water conservation meetings this week
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet twice next week
  • Direct potable reuse report now available online
  • October 13, 2010
  • Water Plan Update 2013 to announce Public Advisory Committee members on Monday
  • DWR announces Round 1 Prop. 84 workshops, FAQ
  • Caltrans planning blueprint completes first phase of its Transportation Plan
  • DWR releases October issue of FloodSAFE newsletter
  • Egyptians using computer model SIMETAW created by DWR, UCD
  • Foundation presents climate change symposium in Long Beach
  • October 06, 2010
  • DWR guide helps water agencies calculate urban water use for conservation purposes
  • DWR releases climate change achievements brochure, poster
  • DWR schedules water conservation (SBX7-7) meetings this month and next
  • Healthy watersheds is focus of US EPA webcast to be aired online next Wednesday 
  • Army Corps of Engineers’  report on national water challenges posted online
  • September 29, 2010
  • DWR posts summary of SWAN activities
  • DWR releases State Water Project Delivery Reliability Report for 2009
  • Floodplain group plans annual conference for November in Nevada
  • Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable plans meeting; releases April proceedings
  • New website focusing on the state's watersheds is up and running
  • September 22, 2010
  • New California Water Commission to meet next Tuesday
  • Summary of Tribal Engagement Scoping Workshop available online
  • Conservation workgroup studying �process water' to review regulation
  • New website focusing on the state's watersheds is up and running
  • DWR seeks public comments about Flood Corridor Program grants
  • Registration opens for CBC session titled �Restoring our Forests'
  • September 15, 2010
  • SWAN posts workshop notes including results of survey
  • DWR releases computer modeling program for Valley crop water demand
  • DWR will host water conservation meetings this week and next
  • DWR seeks public comments about Flood Corridor Program grants
  • CDC publishes drought guide for health professionals
  • Registration opens for CBC session titled �Restoring our Forests'
  • September 8, 2010
  • Water Plan sets Tribal Workshop tomorrow in Sacramento
  • DWR will host four water conservation meetings this month
  • Water Education Foundation plans water quality, regulatory conference
  • Rural water group offering drought classes to communities statewide
  • DWR's Elissa Lynn to participate in climate change panel in Woodland
  • September 1, 2010
  • Water Plan sets Tribal Workshop for Sept. 9 in Sacramento
  • Landscape water conservation is topic of two-day workshops
  • Corps of Engineers offers �how-to' guide on Shared Vision Planning
  • Government engineers sponsor documentary on fossil fuels
  • Institute for Local Government offers guide booklets on basics of land use planning
  • August 25, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009 Volume 5 is ready for your review
  • New website focusing on the state's watersheds is up and running
  • DWR executive takes part in panel about Australia drought implications for California
  • Urban water conservation meeting in Sacramento will be held tomorrow
  • National Forest staff releases draft plan for Sequoia Monument
  • August 18, 2010
  • One week left to apply for Water Plan Advisory Committee
  • Water Plan sets Tribal Workshop for Sept. 9 in Sacramento
  • DWR urban water conservation panels to meet next week in Sacramento
  • Grants can help local watershed groups hire coordinators
  • DWR updating guidebook for Urban Water Management Plans
  • Landscape water conservation is topic of two-day workshop
  • August 11, 2010
  • DWR seeks advisers for Water Plan Update 2013; application available online
  • Water Plan sets Tribal Workshop for Sept. 9 in Sacramento
  • Statewide Water Analysis Network (SWAN) workshop set for Aug. 19
  • Delta Stewardship Council meeting tomorrow focuses on how it communicates
  • Japanese �Rivers' magazine features California Water Plan
  • PPIC releases �Briefing Kit' that focuses on state's challenges, including water
  • August 04, 2010
  • DWR seeks advisers for Water Plan Update 2013; application available online
  • Aug. 10 workshop set to discuss Drought Contingency Plan
  • Statewide Water Analysis Network (SWAN)  workshop set for Aug. 19
  • Ag Secretary Kawamura gets a look at Aussie drought response
  • New program on statewide groundwater elevations prompts workshops
  • DWR publishes July FloodSAFE newsletter
  • July 28, 2010
  • DWR seeks advisers for Water Plan Update 2013; application available online
  • Aug. 10 workshop set to discuss Drought Contingency Plan
  • DWR releases document to help urban water suppliers calculate consumption targets
  • IRWM grant guidelines and proposal packages released by DWR
  • UC Berkeley paper recommends �Public Goods Charge� for water
  • SBX7-7 conservation meetings set for next week
  • July 21, 2010
  • Foundation's Western Water Magazine focuses on the Water Plan
  • Workshop planned to discuss Drought Contingency Plan
  • Printed copies of Water Plan Highlights booklet available
  • Planners seek comments and suggestions from July 7 Update 2013 workshop
  • Ag and urban water conservation (SBX7-7) sessions set this month
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet tomorrow, Friday; interim plan on agenda
  • July 14, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: Indexes for water quality, floods now online
  • Planners seek comments and suggestions from July 7 Update 2013 workshop
  • New book devoted to link between water and California tribes
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet in the Delta on July 23, 24
  • DWR plans workshops on flood planning this month
  • July 7, 2010
  • Tokyo engineering firm translates Water Plan Highlights booklet into Japanese
  • Levees a topic at tomorrow's Delta Stewardship Council risk workgroup meeting
  • Global Scenarios for the Century Ahead: Searching for Sustainability
  • DWR releases draft handbook for communities implementing flood laws
  • Strategic Growth Council releases info about grants for planning
  • June 30, 2010
  • Water Plan 2013 Kickoff Workshop set for next Wednesday in Sacramento
  • DWR sets meeting on �process water' and water conservation law
  • Ag water conservation subject of two meetings offered by DWR
  • DWR posts latest California Drought Update
  • Federal EPA seeks facilitator for tribal climate change program
  • June 23, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: How to prepare for the future
  • Agenda released for Water Plan Update 2013 kickoff workshop
  • Delta Stewardship Council meeting tomorrow, Friday will be webcast
  • Strategic Growth Council today released its Vision California study
  • June 16, 2010
  • Details released for Water Plan Update 2013 kickoff workshop
  • Water Plan's Volume 3 complete with posting of South Coast regional report
  • Elissa Lynn joins DWR Strategic Water Planning Branch
  • DWR sets Water Conservation Act Urban Stakeholders meetings next Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Delta Stewardship Council will meet next on Thursday, June 24
  • June 09, 2010
  • Water Plan's Vol. 3 Regional Reports, Vol. 4 Reference Guide nearly complete
  • Moeller chosen project manager for Water Plan Update 2013
  • Kickoff for Water Plan Update 2013 will be held July 7
  • DWR sets Water Conservation Act - Urban Stakeholders meetings June 22, and 23
  • USGS offers customizable water alert service
  • June 02, 2010
  • Mountain Counties Regional Report posted; Vol. 4 nearly complete
  • CPUC will present water discussion on July 14 in San Francisco
  • DWR posts latest California Drought Update
  • Federal EPA sets workshop on climate change and water management strategies
  • Ag groundwater subject of June 15-17 conference in San Francisco
  • Save the date: Oct. 13, 14 for CBC session titled �Restoring our Forests
  • May 26, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: How much water will California need by 2050?
  • The Delta Regional Report,and more reference articles posted on Water Plan website
  • AgVision 2030 published by Ag Department, Board
  • DWR releases first issue of FloodSAFE newsletter
  • Delta Stewardship Council will meet tomorrow, Friday
  • May 19, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: What will California look like in year 2050?
  • Colorado River Regional Report, more reference articles posted on Water Plan website
  • Webinar presentation on alluvial fan draft documents set for next Tuesday
  • May 12, 2010
  • More Regional Reports, reference articles posted on Water Plan Website
  • Urban Stakeholder Committee of SBX 7-7 water conservation measure to meet next Tuesday
  • Federal EPA sets workshop on climate change and water management strategies
  • Interagency Ecological Program to hold annual workshop May 25, 26
  • Save the date: Oct. 13, 14 for CBC session titled �Restoring our Forests'
  • May 05, 2010
  • Just posted : Tulare Lake Regional Report; 90+ Reference Articles
  • Prop. 50 IRWM funding guidelines and PSP available
  • Water Quality group hears address on importance of data and monitoring
  • Alluvial Fan Task Force seeks comments on �Guidance Documents'
  • DWR seeking comment on climate change planning guidelines
  • Special Edition:
    April 30, 2009
  • Today, the California Water Plan Update 2009 has begun posting Vol. 3 Regional Reports and Vol. 4 Articles. Take a look!
  • April 28, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: Use �butterfly charts' to reveal statewide water use, supplies and more
  • Ag groundwater subject of June 15-17 conference in San Francisco
  • UC Davis symposium on declining salmon set for next Wednesday
  • DWR seeking comment on climate change planning guidelines
  • April 21, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: Cross-cutting recommendations can help implement Water Plan actions
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet tomorrow and Friday in Sacramento
  • DWR seeking comment on climate change planning guidelines
  • USFWS extends comment period on Sacramento splittail endangered status
  • USBR WaterSMART grants available for Tribes, districts and others
  • April 14, 2010
  • Learning more about Update 2009: For an overview of the Water Plan's strategic plan use the foldout in Highlights booklet
  • All Volume 2 strategies have been posted
  • Delta Stewardship Council to meet next week in Sacramento
  • DWR hosts Webinar of first SBx7-7 Urban Stakeholder Committee meeting tomorrow
  • USBR WaterSMART grants available for Tribes, districts and others
  • April 07, 2010
  • Learn how to get more out of Water Plan Update 2009
  • More Volume 2 strategies have been posted
  • Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable sets 2-day meeting in Palo Alto
  • Applications for Ag water enhancement program available online
  • March 31, 2010
  • DWR releases California Water Plan Update 2009
  • First meeting of Delta Stewardship Council set for tomorrow
  • Streaming video of Tribal Water Summit now online
  • Caltrans posts new �Smart Mobility� document on its website
  • Special Edition, March 30, 2010
  • DWR releases California Water Plan Update 2009!
  • March 24, 2010
  • Governor, legislative leaders appoint members of new Delta Stewardship Council
  • Summary of meeting of California Biodiversity Council posted
  • New DWR website focuses on water use efficiency and SBx7 requirements
  • DWR seeks consultants in flood risk, water management
  • March 17, 2010
  • California Biodiversity Council newsletter features Water Plan Update
  • 20x2020 panel releases final water conservation plan
  • CalFire to hold public workshop next Tuesday on Forest and Range Assessment
  • UC Riverside will hold drought symposium next week
  • March 10, 2010
  • DWR releases IRWM grant guidelines
  • Pre-proposals for Sierra Meadow Restoration grants now available
  • �Greening our Water Infrastructure' conference set for April 9 in Petaluma
  • 2009 Tribal Water Summit proceedings are now available online
  • March 03, 2010
  • March Drought Bulletin reports precip in February �slightly' below normal
  • Register online for Biodiversity Council meeting to be held next Wednesday and Thursday
  • Public listening sessions set for implementation of 2009 Water Conservation Act
  • 2009 Tribal Water Summit proceedings are now available online
  • Report about WEAP pilot project for Update 2009 posted
  • February 24, 2010
  • Register online for Biodiversity Council meeting about integrated water management
  • Public listening sessions set for implementation of 2009 Water Conservation Act
  • Work begins on first California Interregional Blueprint
  • DWR seeks public comment on Valley flood inventory by next Tuesday
  • DWR Flood Management seeks architectural, engineering services
  • February 17, 2010
  • Biodiversity Council plans session, tour focusing on integrated water management
  • UOP plans water forum at McGeorge Law School next Monday
  • Vision California focuses on land use, transportation scenarios
  • DWR seeks public comment on Valley flood inventory document
  • DWR Flood Management seeks architectural, engineering services
  • February 10, 2010
  • New Director Mark Cowin offers �straightforward' vision for DWR
  • UOP plans water forum at McGeorge Law School on Monday, Feb. 22
  • DWR seeks public comment on Valley flood inventory document
  • February 03, 2010
  • Drought Bulletin updates water conditions around the state
  • Changes ahead for state Transportation Plan workshops
  • State Strategic Growth Council to consider �Greening' guidelines
  • DWR seeks public comment on Valley flood inventory document
  • January 27, 2010
  • �Lavishly illustrated' California Water Atlas goes online
  • Water Board offers newsletter about water rights laws
  • Cal/EPA offers online training about tribal governments
  • Little Hoover Commission hearing on water tomorrow at Capitol
  • Irrigation Institute conference to be held next week in Sacramento
  • January 20, 2010
  • Little Hoover Commission sets hearing on water governance
  • Cal/EPA offers training about tribal governments
  • Corps engineer to discuss sea level change guidance
  • Modeling experts to meet in Monterey for annual event
  • Draft Drought Contingency Plan to be aired March 16
  • January 13, 2010
  • Final AC meeting for Water Plan Update 2009 next Wednesday
  • Draft Drought Contingency Plan to be aired March 16
  • Modeling experts to meet in Monterey for annual event
  • This year's Planners' Book of Lists includes water use information
  • California water law symposium to tackle key legal questions
  • January 06, 2010
  • RSVP for final Update 2009 AC meeting
  • Governor makes key appointments at Natural Resources Agency, DWR
  • Water modeling forum plans annual meeting in February
  • Public input sought for update of the state transportation plan
  • California water law symposium to tackle key legal questions
  • 2009 Return to Top of Page
    December 30, 2009
  • Hold the date for the next and last 2009 Update AC meeting
  • DWR publishes year-end update of drought conditions
  • DWR to conduct workshops next week on groundwater, IRWM funding
  • California water law symposium to tackle key legal questions
  • Irrigation Institute plans Sacramento conference Feb. 1-2
  • December 23, 2009
  • Hold the date for the next and last 2009 Update AC meeting
  • Obama Administration releases federal Delta work plan
  • Water efficiency to be tested in NRCS �high tunnel' pilot
  • Irrigation Institute plans Sacramento conference Feb. 1-2
  • DWR to conduct workshops on groundwater, IRWM funding
  • December 16, 2009
  • Hold the date for the next and last 2009 Update AC meeting
  • DWR to conduct workshops on groundwater, IRWM funding
  • Water Quality Council launches fish, shellfish safety site
  • Satellites find Valley, Sierra losing vast amounts of water
  • Water modeling forum plans annual meeting in February
  • December 09, 2009
  • State releases first climate change multisector strategy
  • DWR to conduct workshops on groundwater, IRWM funding
  • Hold the date for the next and last 2009 Update AC meeting
  • Water Board launches water quality Web report card
  • Abstracts sought for June agricultural groundwater conference
  • December 02, 2009
  • DWR announces approval of IRWM regions
  • DWR releases Drought Bulletin for November
  • State Water Project initial allocation set at 5% of contracted water
  • CalFIRE forest and range assessment workshop next Tuesday
  • Water modeling forum plans annual meeting in February
  • November 25, 2009
  • SWAN posts November 2009 activities update
  • State building panel OKs dual plumbing code
  • Deadline for comments on desalination RMS is Monday, Nov. 30
  • CalFIRE forest and range assessment workshop Dec. 8
  • Abstracts sought for June agricultural groundwater conference
  • November 18, 2009
  • Paul Massera appointed to lead Water Plan Update
  • CalFIRE forest and range assessment workshop Dec. 8
  • Workshops set for Nov. 24 on urban, ag water use efficiency
  • Summary of SWAN workshop posted on Water Plan website
  • Deadline for comments on desalination RMS is Monday, Nov. 30
  • November 11, 2009
  • Tribal, state officials meet at first statewide Tribal water summit
  • Workshops set for Nov. 24 on urban, ag water use efficiency
  • DWR releases fact sheet of 2009 Comprehensive Water Package
  • DWR releases up-to-date Drought Bulletin
  • Water Information Management Symposium set for Nov. 17-19
  • November 04, 2009
  • DWR releases up-to-date Drought Bulletin
  • Water Information Management Symposium set for Nov. 17-19
  • Abstracts sought for June agricultural groundwater conference
  • October 28, 2009
  • Friday is deadline for commenting on Pre-Final Draft of Water Plan
  • Final two workshops on landscape watering ordinance in Oakland, Sacramento
  • Water Information Management Symposium set for Nov. 17-19
  • �Drought Bulletin' and handy list of websites keep you up-to-date
  • October 21, 2009
  • Snow addresses �new reality of water management�
  • Landscape ordinance explained at workshops around the state
  • Secretary Chrisman articulates FloodSAFE nexus with BDCP
  • Water Information Management Symposium set for Nov. 17-19
  • October 14, 2009
  • Director Snow to open Day 2 of Plenary
  • CIMIS GOES Spatial
  • Sierra Alliance conference to consider water issues
  • Deputy director Cowin addresses water governance
  • Workshops to help local governments with new landscape watering law
  • October 07, 2009
  • DWR's Lester Snow to give Director's Message at next week's Plenary
  • SWAN workshop set for tomorrow in Sacramento
  • Military Engineers to host Sacramento conference Oct. 26-28
  • Workshops to help local governments with new landscape watering law
  • Monday is deadline for comment on plumbing code changes
  • September 30, 2009
  • Plenary Session attendees set to review Pre-Final Draft of Water Plan
  • Workshops to help local governments with new landscape watering law
  • SWAN workshop set for Oct. 8 in Sacramento
  • Drought Update reports conditions around the state
  • September 23, 2009
  • If you plan to attend Oct. 14 and 15 Plenary Session, please RSVP
  • SWAN workshop set for Oct. 8 in Sacramento
  • Sierra Alliance conference has topics of interest to Water Plan
  • PPIC updates water information in briefing kit
  • September 16, 2009
  • RSVP for last Plenary Session of this Water Plan Update
  • DWR official is key speaker at Sierra Alliance conference
  • DWR releases Spatial CIMIS application
  • Civil engineers, water professionals, send white paper to governor
  • September 09, 2009
  • Agency launches website that focuses on Bay Delta Conservation Plan
  • Save the date! SWAN workshop set for Oct. 8
  • Save the date! Water Plan's Plenary meeting set for Oct. 14-15
  • UC Davis offers video, graphic water resources tools
  • RAP recommendations posted; public workshops set
  • September 02, 2009
  • Drought Update reports conditions around the state
  • �Save Our Water' is theme of State Fair exhibit
  • RAP recommendations posted; workshops set
  • Strategic Growth Council prepares to adopt criteria for Prop. 84 funds
  • Mark your calendar! Water Plan's Plenary meeting set for Oct. 14-15
  • August 26, 2009
  • Strategic Growth Council sets workshops on several topics
  • Public can comment on State's climate change adaptation strategy
  • Mark your calendar! Water Plan's Plenary meeting set for Oct. 14-15
  • Online video available of Sept. 12 Water Issues Forum
  • Oct. 12 is deadline for comment on plumbing code changes
  • August 19, 2009
  • Advisory Committee meeting materials available online
  • Mark your calendar! Water Plan’s Plenary meeting set for Oct. 14-15
  • Online video available of last week’s Water Issues Forum
  • Oct. 12 is deadline for comment on plumbing code changes
  • Mark your calendar! Flood meetings planned statewide this fall
  • August 12, 2009
  • Agenda changes for tomorrow's Water Plan advisory meeting
  • Key water meeting today in Sacramento will be webcast
  • Mark your calendars! Fall workshops to air; State transportation plan
  • August 05, 2009
  • Water Plan advisory meeting set for Thursday, Aug.13
  • �Drought Bulletin' and handy list of websites keep you up-to-date
  • Public can comment on State's climate change adaptation strategy
  • Revised schedule sets final Water Plan release for February 2010
  • July 29, 2009
  • Revised schedule sets final Water Plan release for February 2010
  • Agenda posted for Water Plan advisory meeting on Aug. 13
  • Reorg reflects commitment to Integrated Regional Water Management
  • DWR eyes new dual plumbing code for potable, recycled water
  • Alliance for Water Efficiency offers members water conservation tool
  • July 22, 2009
  • Water Plan's Plenary session set for mid-October
  • Agenda posted for Water Plan advisory meeting on Aug. 13
  • Water symposium tomorrow asks, Can we sustain communities?
  • Aspen Institute publishes report on water infrastructure
  • Alliance for Water Efficiency offers members water conservation tool
  • July 15, 2009
  • Agenda posted for Water Plan advisory meeting on Aug. 13
  • DWR posts 2007-2009 drought timeline
  • Materials from June 16 Water Plan session now posted
  • Floodplain organization plans September conference in San Jose
  • Water symposium next week asks, Can we sustain communities?
  • July 08, 2009
  • Furloughs force delay of Water Plan advisory meeting to Aug. 13
  • Workshop next week on climate change laws and local government
  • Materials from June 16 Water Plan session now posted
  • CPUC posts webcast of recycling workshop held last month
  • Mark your calendars! Fall workshops to air State transportation plan
  • July 01, 2009
  • DWR lists drought effects in report to governor
  • Advisory Committee to be briefed on Water Plan at July 24 meeting
  • Materials from June 16 Water Plan session now posted
  • DWR proposes plumbing code language for recycled-water systems
  • Mark your calendar! Flood meetings planned statewide this fall
  • June 24, 2009
  • Landscape irrigation technical workshop set for next Tuesday
  • Flood meetings planned statewide this fall
  • Water Plan Advisory Committee to meet July 24
  • Materials from June 16 Water Plan session now posted
  • Water symposium asks, �Are California communities sustainable?'
  • DWR schedules San Diego drought workshop
  • June 17, 2009
  • DWR schedules San Diego drought workshop
  • Water symposium asks,'Are California communities sustainable'
  • New U.S. climate change report says effects visible now
  • Workshops to explain new rules for urban water loans and grants
  • Climate change laws and local government is focus of workshops
  • June 10, 2009
  • Water Plan workshop set for June 16
  • Still two days to comment on Water Plan review draft
  • Workshops to explain new rules for urban water loans and grants
  • Climate change laws and local government is focus of workshops
  • June 24 symposium at UCD focuses on droughts, floods
  • June 03, 2009
  • Water Plan workshop set for June 16
  • AB 1420 water management aid explained at public workshops
  • May issue of Drought Bulletin now available
  • Local government focus on climate change laws
  • Central Valley flood management forums begin today
  • May 27, 2009
  • Water Plan’s final regional workshop set for Yreka tomorrow
  • Central Valley floods subject of forums that begin next week
  • DWR helps develop weather website for Valley irrigators, public
  • 20x2020 team seeks public comment on conservation plan
  • Guidelines on agenda at DWR groundwater meeting
  • May 20, 2009
  • Final two Water Plan regional workshops set
  • Water Plan schedules workshop for June 16
  • Download consumer brochure about saving water
  • Water foundation updates popular ‘Water Facts’ brochure
  • Guidelines on agenda of DWR groundwater meeting
  • May 13, 2009
  • Final four Water Plan regional workshops set
  • Water Plan schedules workshop for June 16
  • DWR offers paper about mobile desalination units
  • June 24 symposium at UCD focuses on droughts, floods
  • Workshops for tribes will discuss emergencies, recovery
  • Guidelines on agenda of DWR groundwater meeting
  • May 06, 2009
  • DWR begins monthly Drought Bulletin with up-to-date information
  • 5 regional workshops are on the schedule this week and next
  • Save the date! June 16 for Water Plan workshop
  • 20x2020 conservation workshop planned for May 29 in Sacramento
  • Groundwater info updated on DWR’s drought website
  • April 29, 2009
  • Four more regional workshops are on the schedule this week and next
  • DWR sets workshops on dual plumbing design standards
  • Website offers summary, full text of Secure Water Act
  • CAL FIRE adds climate change pages to its website
  • USBR offers Recovery Act grants for water efficiency
  • April 22, 2009
  • 4 regional workshops are on the schedule this week and next
  • ‘Save Our Water’ education campaign challenges public
  • DWR releases ‘Climate of Change’ video online
  • USBR offers Recovery Act grants for water efficiency
  • April 15, 2009
  • The first of this year’s 12 regional workshops Monday in Fairfield
  • Article describes DWR tribal outreach, water summit
  • UC Davis posts online webcast of ag sustainability session
  • A workshop tomorrow will focus on urban water conservation
  • April 08, 2009
  • DWR releases details of regional workshops on Water Plan Update
  • State offers online pamphlet of drought assistance
  • UC Davis posts online webcast of ag sustainability session
  • UNESCO program includes DWR case study
  • Two workshops will focus on urban water conservation
  • April 01, 2009
  • DWR releases details of regional workshops on Water Plan Update
  • NFWF to offer grants to restore meadows in the Sierra
  • IRWM workshop tomorrow will be webcast on Internet
  • DWR workshops set for proposed changes in flood-area building codes
  • Sierra group launches campaign to raise climate change profile
  • March 25, 2009
  • DWR releases details of regional workshops on Water Plan Update
  • DWR workshops to explain IRWM grant process
  • Water conservation meeting begins Monday in Newport Beach
  • Two workshops will focus on urban water conservation
  • March 18, 2009
  • First of 12 regional workshops on draft Water Plan scheduled
  • Effects of rising sea levels is topic of Monday meeting in SF
  • 4-day conference on water conservation set in Newport Beach
  • Are you ready to ration? Here’s some help
  • March 11, 2009
  • Are you ready to ration? Here’s some help
  • Sessions set to air draft rules for AB 1420 funding
  • Two workshops will focus on urban water conservation
  • Workshops deal with climate change laws
  • March 04, 2009
  • Are you ready to ration? Here's some help
  • Workshop next week on Ag Lands Stewardship
  • Modeling group honors DWR economist Ray Hoagland
  • Online video of BDCP webinar posted on DWR site
  • February 25, 2009
  • Workshop on Ag Lands Stewardship set for March 12
  • DWR schedules Delta ‘scoping’ meetings statewide
  • Tribal meetings about water to begin next month
  • Presentations from ag and water workshop now online
  • February 18, 2009
  • Full draft of Water Plan Update 2009 now online
  • State to take on harmful invasive species
  • PPIC explores why it's hard to finance infrastructure
  • February 11, 2009
  • New Strategic Growth Council meets Feb. 17
  • Appendices added to Water Plan’s Regional Reports
  • IRWM Grant Program guidelines now available
  • Watershed Grant Solicitation Draft Guidelines
  • Snow Survey reveals water content 61% of normal
  • Water awareness theme of new DWR PSA for HDTV
  • February 04, 2009
  • SWAN Scenario Workshop next Wednesday
  • Volumes 1, 2 & 3 of Water Plan’s Public Review Draft online
  • Snow Survey reveals water content 61% of normal
  • IRWM Grant Program guidelines now available
  • New federal report on climate change and water sector
  • Civil Engineers give nation’s levees a D-
  • January 28, 2009
  • Volume 3 -- Regional Reports -- to be posted this week
  • State climatologist takes a look at climate change science
  • SWAN plans workshop to review, discuss future scenarios
  • ‘Funding fairs’ for infrastructure projects planned statewide
  • January 21, 2009
  • Volume 2 of Water Plan's Public Review Daft posted
  • Rollout of Public Review Draft featured on 'Aquacast'
  • San Francisco harvesting rain water
  • OPR sets workshop on changes to CEQA rules for greenhouse gases
  • January 14, 2009
  • Highlights section of Water Plan 2009 reposted
  • Rollout of Public Review Draft featured as ‘Aquacast’
  • Workshops to focus on Obama’s Stimulus Package and water
  • OPR sets workshops on changes to CEQA rules for greenhouse gases
  • January 07, 2009
  • Public review draft of Water Plan 2009 rolled out
  • Delta Vision Implementation Report posted online
  • USBR focuses on basin studies in western states
  • 2008 Return to Top of Page
    December 31, 2008
  • DWR releases draft guidelines for IRWM areas
  • CALFED seeks proposals for 2009 Bay-Delta research
  • Water agencies adopt sustainability principles
  • Japanese visitors to DWR share water management knowledge
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!
  • December 24, 2008
  • U.S. Forest Service seeks comments on sustainable forest report
  • Oregon employs public �roundtables' in water planning
  • Interior asks public to review three climate change reports
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  • December 17, 2008
  • Public can preview a draft of Water Plan Update 2009 Highlights
  • DWR awards $4.3 million in groundwater grants
  • Delta smelt protection affects SWP water supplies
  • 44th edition of State Water Project report now online
  • Learn about DWR and water topics in online �Aquacasts'
  • December 10, 2008
  • Water Plan advisers to consider Public Review Draft
  • Delta Vision set to make recommendations to governor, Legislature
  • Director's slides of drying reservoirs paint grim drought picture
  • Water organizations make suggestions to President-elect Obama
  • December 03, 2008
  • Water Plan advisers set to meet Dec. 18 in Sacramento
  • Western governors take next steps in water initiative
  • A model ordinance for water efficient landscapes proposed, comments sought
  • New Podcast tells about DWR's outreach to state's tribes
  • Delta Vision Committee to Webcast workshop on implementation plan
  • Guidelines for funding Delta levee work subject of Dec. 9 workshop
  • November 26, 2008
  • AC members: Mark your calendars for Dec. 18 meeting
  • Delta Vision Committee posts strategic plan discussion document
  • Corps creates center to promote collaboration, conflict resolution
  • Report: Climate change will make it hard to manage coast, Delta
  • EPA offers energy workshop for water and wastewater utilities
  • November 19, 2008
  • Governor orders state agencies to gear up for sea level rise caused by climate change
  • Report calls on state leaders to resolve climate change threats
  • DWR workshop on winter weather will be webcast
  • California lawns and their water demand is focus of PPIC paper
  • November 12, 2008
  • DWR will explain IRWM funding programs at three meetings
  • USBR seeks proposals for �Water for America' grant opportunities
  • EPA offers energy workshop for water and wastewater utilities
  • Texas Water Board quarterly newsletter hot off the press
  • November 05, 2008
  • Two workshops on managing resources set for this week and next
  • Final Delta Vision strategic plan available for download
  • Calfed offers science workshop about future of Delta
  • Legislative Analyst publishes �quick reference' on state's water
  • Parks & Recreation department seeks tribal input on Central Valley parks plan
  • DWR will explain funding programs in public meetings
  • October 29, 2008
  • Draft of the 'Highlights' for Water Plan 2009 posted for Friday's AC meeting
  • DWR's climate change white paper focuses on water management
  • Caltrans planning similar to DWR's efforts with the Water Plan Update
  • Three workshops on managing resources planned for November
  • October 22, 2008
  • Results of Water Plan eNews reader survey
  • California Water Plan Advisory committee to meet next week in Sacramento
  • Delta Vision panel OKs plan; it now prepares report for governor
  • Air Resources scoping plan includes water recommendations
  • DWR plans two more workshops about drought
  • October 15, 2008
  • Water Plan advisors to meet Oct. 31
  • Delta Vision panel reviewing strategic plan
  • If you haven't done so yet, take our survey
  • USGS publishes groundwater report
  • Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) conference set
  • October 08, 2008
  • Take our short, anonymous survey
  • Delta Vision panel to review strategic plan
  • Water Plan Advisory Committee to meet Oct. 31
  • U.S. EPA releases climate change report
  • SWAN update
  • More spending on water infrastructure urged
  • October 01, 2008
  • Governor OKs water appropriation
  • Workshop on ag water conservation
  • Ag and water panel
  • Comment on Water Plan draft
  • 'Headwaters to Ocean (H2O)'
  • Marine Life Protection on South Coast
  • September 24, 2008
  • Workshop on ag water conservation
  • Urban water conservation rules
  • Computer-based decision tools
  • Feds updating 'Principles and Guidelines'
  • ARB tackles climate change
  • September 17, 2008
  • Plenary session tomorrow and Friday
  • Delta Vision reviews strategic plan
  • Water key on Native American Day
  • EPA workbook focuses on water, energy, climate change
  • California transportation plan
  • eNews marks 52nd edition
  • September 10, 2008
  • Plenary session next Thursday and Friday
  • Climate change workshop
  • Flood coordination meetings set
  • Delta Vision panel meets next week
  • 20x2020 team workshop on Monday
  • September 03, 2008
  • Water Plan E-News wins award
  • Plenary session Sept. 18 and 19
  • Papers on water transfers online
  • 20x2020 team workshop Sept. 15
  • August 27, 2008
  • Plenary meeting of Water Plan Sept. 18 and 19
  • 20x2020 water conservation workshop
  • Water Plan climate change session
  • DWR floodplain session in San Diego
  • August 20, 2008
  • Water Plan Advisory Committee briefing next week
  • California Water Plan climate change panel to meet
  • Delta Vision Task Force meets tomorrow and Friday
  • Civil engineers publish climate change strategies
  • Final RMS workshops next week
  • August 13, 2008
  • Water Plan Advisory Committee briefing set
  • RMS workshop reminder
  • Water for America initiative
  • Delta Vision panel airs strategic plan statewide
  • Blue Ribbon Task Force to meet Aug. 21 and 22
  • August 06, 2008
  • Shell scenarios with water as factor
  • Central Valley salinity is subject of documentary
  • New Web site for governor's 20% water savings goal
  • Florida report tackles climate change on its coasts
  • July 30, 2008
  • Kamyar Guivetchi promoted
  • Tribal Communications Plan
  • Economics of water
  • RMS workshop reminder
  • Climate change and groundwater
  • July 23, 2008
  • Changes to RMS workshop schedule
  • Europeans wasting water, but they're clean
  • Water organizations address Congress
  • Quantifying key water issues
  • July 16, 2008
  • Desalination findings
  • Journal's focus on water
  • Climate change and groundwater
  • Regional reports online
  • July 09, 2008
  • Regional Reports available
  • Climate change meeting
  • RMS workshops continue
  • Delta Vision panel to meet
  • Forest Service and climate change
  • July 02, 2008
  • Advisory Committee meets next Wednesday
  • RMS workshops under way
  • Office of Planning and Research publishes CEQA advice
  • Air panel releases draft AB32 plan
  • June 25, 2008
  • RMS workshops next week
  • DWR's drought update online
  • Delta Vision panel to review draft plan
  • Nobel laureate on climate change
  • Watershed work needs communication, organization
  • June 18, 2008
  • Resources Agency plans Delta meetings
  • CALFED Science journal has new editor
  • State water board's strategic plan
  • Whitman chairs Water Policy Institute
  • June 11, 2008
  • Final schedule for RMS workshops
  • Quantifying statewide water scenarios
  • Corps mulls guideline changes
  • Texans try to boost water IQ
  • June 04, 2008
  • Workshop on scenarios
  • Special site for water community
  • All Regions Forum materials, presentations now online
  • Delta Knowledge grants
  • Water glossary
  • May 28, 2008
  • All-Regions Forum update
  • Draft FloodSafe Strategic Plan workshops
  • Delta Vision Task Force meeting
  • Federal Climate Change report
  • Agricultural vision
  • May 21, 2008
  • All-Regions Forum in San Jose
  • Regional Workshop summaries online
  • Resource Management Strategies workshops set
  • Agriclutural vision
  • Mark your calendars
  • May 14, 2008
  • All Regions Forum draws closer
  • Garamendi's water proposal
  • Summary of Shared Vision Planning workshop is online
  • Global warming meeting Monday
  • Mark your calendars
  • May 07, 2008
  • Climate change panel to meet May 20
  • Data Web site launches * All Regions Forum June 2, 3
  • Dutch booklet cites California water planning
  • CALFED offers science fellowships
  • April 30, 2008
  • How growers irrigate
  • Report: Climate change and water
  • Prop. 50 IRWM grants
  • Ag secretary's column
  • April 23, 2008
  • North Coast regional workshop
  • DWR computer model
  • IRWM funding workshops
  • Delta meetings
  • Water Awareness Month
  • April 16, 2008
  • Learn about 'Shared Vision Planning'
  • More strategies ready
  • DWR offers urban drought, desalination guides
  • Delta meetings set
  • Low Impact Development
  • April 09, 2008
  • Mountain Counties regional workshop
  • State agency planning resources
  • RAND's climate change forum
  • New ag water computer program
  • Delta emergency plan
  • San Joaquin Valley water e-news
  • April 02, 2008
  • North Lahontan workshop in Truckee
  • 'Shared Vision Planning' session set
  • Delta emergency plan meeting planned
  • Berkeley conference on California, Europe water management
  • March 26, 2008
  • Delta Vision Chair gives congratulations on Governor's letter
  • Governor's initiatives presented at Advisory Committee meeting
  • Yuba City site of next regional workshop
  • AB 1200 report released
  • Climate Change and California's Water Supply policy forum
  • March 19, 2008
  • Advisory Committee meetings tomorrow, Friday
  • Regional Reports ready for SF Bay, Central Coast, and Delta regions
  • U.N. publishes groundwater sustainability indicators
  • Delta Vision panel meets this week
  • March 12, 2008
  • AC meets next week
  • DWR chief briefs Senate panel
  • Draft Resource Management Strategies posted
  • Regional Workshops continue this month
  • Modeling forum abstracts, presentations online
  • All Regions Forum dates set
  • March 05, 2008
  • Central California Regional Workshops set
  • Department of Conservation's Watershed Program
  • Fundamental shift for water planners?
  • February 27, 2008
  • This year's first Regional Workshops set
  • Free Delta Vision Workshop
  • DV Blue Ribbon panel to meet
  • RAND releases two water management studies
  • February 20, 2008
  • Online coure on working effectively with tribes
  • DWR publishes Economic Analysis Guidebook
  • Regional workshops set for March, April
  • Funding Fairs help grants, loans applicants
  • February 13, 2008
  • Climate change on SWRCB agenda
  • New Mexico forms 'Water Cabinet'
  • PBS features water policy program
  • DWR releases report on Bay-Delta Evaluation Program
  • February 06, 2008
  • Delta Vision workshop set
  • Water use efficiency
  • San Joaquin River program retired
  • Texas newsletter
  • January 30, 2008
  • Assumptions & Estimates draft report
  • Tribal Communications meeting highlights
  • DWR planners to particpate in modeling forum
  • Colorado River flow tracked for 12 centuries
  • January 23, 2008
  • Assumptions & Estimates draft report
  • Tribal Communications meeting highlights
  • DWR planners to particpate in modeling forum
  • Colorado River flow tracked for 12 centuries
  • January 16, 2008
  • SWAN activities updated on Web site
  • What happens when no water left to manage
  • Collaboration study of five states
  • Floodplain review
  • January 09, 2008
  • Urban water group takes on climate change
  • Free noontime UCD seminars on climate change
  • Scripps says climate change already disrupting West's water
  • January 02, 2008
  • Prof proposes to compile regional water planning efforts
  • 2007 water chronology
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  • Collaboration at warp speed
  • State population nears 38 million
  • Tribal meetings online
  • Water out of thin air
  • December 19, 2007
  • Delta Vision final report
  • Scenario workshop summary
  • Colorado River pacts
  • Climate change and urban water
  • December 12, 2007
  • AC meeting next week
  • Water Board adopts Delta resolution
  • Atlanta looking to future
  • Updated CA transportation plan
  • December 5, 2007
  • AC meeting Dec. 19
  • Isenberg addresses ACWA
  • Water 2010 white paper
  • Water Plan in magazine
  • Inca water planners
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  • November 28, 2007
  • A 13-page water plan?
  • Delta land-use data surveys, GIS coverages available
  • EPA Clean Water Awards
  • Meeting calendar
  • November 21, 2007
  • All workshop summaries now online
  • Checking water levels from space
  • Macaulay leaving Advisory Committee
  • Meeting calendar
  • November 14, 2007
  • Summary available for All Regions Forum
  • Scenario application ideas from UK
  • Upper Kings Basin Water Forum tomorrow
  • Venture capitalist: 'There's money in water'
  • November 7, 2007
  • AWRA trying to identify most critical water issues.
  • Delta Vision panel seeks DWR comments on Water Plan strategies.
  • DWR scientists help analyze threats to water in Southern California fire areas.
  • October 31, 2007
  • North Coast Regional Workshop summary now online
  • Two upcoming meetings: One on habitat and floods, and one on grading and soil ecology
  • Governors seek solutions for Western water demands
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