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
“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.