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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Water quality

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EPA Adaptation Implementation Plans
Description: EPA's plans to adapt to climate change for different sectors (such as water) and all regions of the country.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Oct 31, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Developing Robust Strategies for Climate Change and Other Risks : A Water Utility Framework
Description: "Identif[ies] the most likely vulnerabilities typically associated with climate change, provide[s] utilities with a tool to assess their own utility-specific vulnerabilities, and produce[s] a suite of risk management tools to assist utilities in identifyi
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Sep 23, 2014
Topics: Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Sacramento and San Joaquin Basins Climate Impact Assessment
Description: Projects impacts to water deliveries, salinity in the Delta, fish species, hydropower, and flood control.
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Sep 22, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

2013 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the National Water Program
Description: EPA's work in water infrastructure, watersheds and wetlands, coastal waters, and water quality.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 24, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
Description: Part of IPCC's 5th Assessment. The report considers "the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change, and the potential for and limits to adaptation. The chapters of the report assess r
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Mar 31, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Global issues, human impacts / Groundwater / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Streamflow / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Water Quality Impacts of Extreme Weather-Related Events
Description: "The objective of this research was to identify and characterize water quality impacts, ranging through all levels of conveyance and treatment from source to tap, of extreme weather-related events. This project was specifically intended to support the Wat
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water quality / Water utilities guidance /

Federal Efforts Under Way to Assess Water Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Address Adaptation Challenges
Description: "GAO was asked to review agency actions to address climate change impacts on water infrastructure. This report examines (1) actions taken by the Corps and Reclamation since 2009 to assess and respond to the potential effects of climate change on water inf
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Dec 13, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

EPA Adaptation Implementation Plans
Description: "In early November, 2013 EPA released 17 Program and Regional Adaptation Implementation Plans for a 60 day public comment period."
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Nov 1, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Watershed Modeling to Assess the Sensitivity of Streamflow, Nutrient, and Sediment Loads to Potential Climate Change and Urban Development in 20 U.S. Watersheds
Description: "Watershed modeling was conducted in 20 large, U.S. watersheds to assess the sensitivity of streamflow, nutrient (nitrogen and phosphorus), and sediment loading to a range of plausible mid-21st Century climate change and urban development scenarios in dif
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Sep 24, 2013
Topics: Streamflow / Water quality /

Indicators of Climate Change in California
Description: "A report presenting 36 indicators tracking trends in atmospheric gases that influence climate, changes in the state's climate, and the impacts of climate change on California's environment and people. This report is an update to a 2009 report. The in
Source: California. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Publication Date: Aug 8, 2013
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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