This handbook provides crucial background information on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, signed into law in 2014 by Gov. Jerry Brown. The handbook also includes a section on options for new governance.
Abridged version of the 2013 Layperson’s Guide to Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM). These 11 pages provide an overview of IRWM. The full 24-page, available for $15.00, offers case studies of IRWM programs and projects established and funded to address specific regional water-related issues such as managing stormwater runoff, recharging groundwater aquifers and land use planning.
This abridged version of the 2013 Layperson’s Guide to California Wastewater provides a brief overview of the wastewater treatment process. The full 28-page guide, available for $15.00, explains the regulatory and legal requirements of wastewater treatment, current challenges facing the industry and a list of additional resources and provides case studies of different wastewater treatment facilities.
“Finding Ways to Restore Delta Habitat and Protect Property Owners” is a briefing paper distributed at two Delta landowner workshops in January 2014 sponsored by the Water Education Foundation and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy.
This 24-page paper discusses a number of options for Delta landowners who want to participate in habitat conservation work and also receive assurances from private landowner liability under species protection laws.