Guidelines: http://www.water.ca.gov/irwm/grants/docs/p84_implementation/P84_IRWM_GL_Draft_2015_0312_Public.pdf Proposal Solicitation Package: http://www.water.ca.gov/irwm/grants/docs/p84_implementation/P84_IRWM_PSP_2015_Draft_2015_0312_Public.pdf
This will be the final disbursement of Prop. 84 funds. The updates have accelerated the timeline for the final Prop. 84 IRWM solicitation. The updated schedule can also be found at: http://www.water.ca.gov/irwm/grants/index.cfm
The Program Office was notified over the holidays that the Phase II Inyo-Mono IRWM Plan had been approved by DWR through its project review process and had not received any public comments during its 30-day post-draft-review comment period. Congratulations to all RWMG participants on this significant achievement! You can see the final DWR review of … Continue reading Inyo-Mono IRWM Plan approved by DWR!
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
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
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!
The Governor’s office has released the final version of California Water Plan Update 2013, including the Highlights booklet outlining California’s strategic water roadmap. Update 2013 is designed to work in tandem, and help implement, the Governor’s Water Action Plan. At more than 3,500 pages, Update 2013 covers a variety of information, from detailed descriptions of … Continue reading California Water Plan Update 2013 Released
We are pleased to announce that the Final Report for the DAC project was submitted to the Department of Water Resources on September 30, 2014. The report is the culmination of nearly three years of work with disadvantaged communities in the Inyo-Mono region. Within the report, a series of recommendations to the Department of Water Resources … Continue reading Final DAC report submitted to DWR
This morning, Governor Brown signed SB 1168 (Pavley), SB 1319 (Pavley), and AB 1739 (Dickinson), the three bills that comprise this year’s groundwater legislation package. A signing message from the Governor can be found here. The press release is available here .