Welcome to IRWMP

The Inyo-Mono Integrated Regional Water Management Program (IRWMP) is a part of a statewide effort that is geared towards finding and implementing solutions for regional water management issues. The Inyo – Mono IRWMP formally began in 2008 and since its inception has raised more than $2.5 million to assist with essential water management projects and research for Inyo, Mono, and Kern Counties. Find out more

INYO – MONO REGIONAL WATER NEWS

An Investment to Help Disadvantaged Communities Pays Off!

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Proposition 50 and Proposition 84, and the corresponding creation of Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) planning groups, significantly altered California’s approach to water management. As these programs evolved, a growing gap emerged between the activities of the traditional water community and the needs of disadvantaged communities and the people that live and work there. In … Continue reading An Investment to Help Disadvantaged Communities Pays Off!

January 13 Webinar: New Infrastructure Financing Tools for California

On January 1, 2015 a new set of infrastructure financing tools became available to local governments in California.  These tools are designed to give local leaders more authority to work across jurisdictions on city-centered, sustainable development projects that could also tap into private funds.  This new authority is set in motion through the new Enhanced … Continue reading January 13 Webinar: New Infrastructure Financing Tools for California

Jan. 8: California Water Plan Update 2013 Technical Information Webinar

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The California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum is partnering with the California Department of Water Resources on a virtual workshop on the California Water Plan Update 2013. The webinar will be held on Thursday January 8th, 9:30am-12pm. The webinar will provide an overview of the recently released California Water Plan Update 2013 with a focus on … Continue reading Jan. 8: California Water Plan Update 2013 Technical Information Webinar

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act…What You Need to Know

This Wednesday from 12:00 pm to 1:30 PM Pacific Standard Time, the Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRAC) is offering a webcast on the recently passed Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGM Act). Speakers will provide an overview of the SGM Act, state and local agency roles and responsibilities, legal implications and challenges of … Continue reading Sustainable Groundwater Management Act…What You Need to Know

Water in the News!

Lots of good news in the water world!   LA Times : Water conservation efforts pay off: U.S. usage lowest in decades  http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-water-20141112-story.html USGS Reports National Water-Use at Lowest Levels since before 1970 http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=4048#.VGpJ4PlzSgt Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010 – A USGS Report http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1405/ City of Los Angeles and Great Basin Unified … Continue reading Water in the News!