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    Nov 04 2013

    A primer on Delta and statewide planning projects

    With the release of the Governor’s California Water Action Plan, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of planning processes currently underway. Just how many?  It’s easy to lose count.  Currently, there are three major planning efforts focused on the Delta: The Delta Plan, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, and the Bay Delta …

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    Oct 23 2013

    California Water Plan releases draft regional reports for public review

    The release of the public review draft of the California Water Plan is complete today with the posting of the twelve draft regional reports. The California Water Plan is the long-term comprehensive plan for guiding the management and development of the state’s water resources.  It is developed and informed by stakeholders, government agencies and tribal …

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    Oct 16 2013

    California Water Plan releases Volume 3, Resource Management Strategies; Urban water use efficiency and recycled water identified as best options for increasing available water supplies

    When it comes to options to increase our available water supplies, urban water use efficiency and recycled water together have the potential to add another 5.4 MAF per year of water supply benefits  – which is roughly the same amount delivered by the State Water Project and Central Valley Project on average per year, according …

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    Oct 03 2013

    First volume of the California Water Plan available for public review

    The Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) is often criticized for not being comprehensive enough because it doesn’t consider other actions that could be taken such as desalination, or other statewide or regional needs such as water storage.  Perhaps it’s the huge price tag or the over 40,000 pages that makes it seem like it should …

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    Apr 04 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: California Water Policy Seminar Series presents Mark Cowin: “What’s so Funny ‘bout Peace, Love, and Understanding?”

    The Director of the Department of Water Resources, Mark Cowin, was the final speaker in the California Water Policy Seminar Series which concluded on March 18, 2013.  Mark Cowin has worked for over 30 years at the Department of Water Resources in a variety of positions, including Assistant Director for the CalFED program and as …

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