Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

WSIP regs

Commission adopts rules for water storage program

Water Storage Investment Program Public Participation Guide. CALIFORNIA WATER COMMISSION

CWC

ACWA & Maven's Notebook

The California Water Commission adopted regulations Thursday for allocating $2.7 billion in Proposition 1 funds for the public benefits of eligible water storage projects as part of the Water Storage Investment Program. Through WSIP, the state will fund the public benefits associated with projects that improve the state water system, are cost-effective and help improve ecosystem and water quality conditions.

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River flow hearing will resume Friday in Stockton

Modesto Bee

Water suppliers from the Stanislaus River will get their turn Friday to rebut a proposal to devote more water to fish. The State Water Resources Control Board will meet in Stockton to resume its hearing on proposed flows on the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced rivers. The hearing will move next week to Merced and Modesto.

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How California is doing at managing groundwater

Water Deeply

California took a big leap forward in 2014 when it passed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Even though mandates won't kick in until 2040 or 2042, the process of implementing the legislation is well under way. A new report looks at how the process of forming GSAs is going so far and what lessons can be learned that will help those agencies still involved in the process.

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