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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Water quality

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Water: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the Water Resources of the United States
Description: 2000 report of the national assessment committee, which included government agencies and the Pacific Institute
Publication Date: Sep 1, 2000
Topics: Glaciers / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change and Water Resources: A Primer for Municipal Water Providers
Description: Information to help all utilities plan for climate change. Interactive files are available at www.aqua.gov/home/scvwd/main/Library/reports/CCWaterResources/main.html<
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: May 1, 2006
Topics:
Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires / Water utilities guidance /

From Draft NRDC Report - Includes Staff Comments: Case Study, Santa Clara Valley Water District
Description: Draft section that would later become part of In Hot Water (Natural Resources Defense Council, 2007)
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change and Drinking Water
Description: Covers water resources, water quality, infrastructure, energy management, and carbon sequestration (Special issue of Drinking Water Research, 2008)
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jun 1, 2008
Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Influence of Climate Change, Tidal Mixing, and Watershed Urbanization on Historical Water Quality in Newport Bay, a Saltwater Wetland and Tidal Embayment in Southern California
Description: (Pednekar, A., et al., 2005, Environmental Science and Technology)
Publication Date: Oct 20, 2005
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / California: Statewide /

Climate change and Watershed Planning in Washington State
Description: (Binder, L., 2006, Journal of the American Water Resources Association)
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2006
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

The NYC DEP Climate Change Program Assessment and Action Plan
Description: How climate change is expected to affect New York -- including its water supply and water quality -- and what to do about it (New York City Dept. of Environmental Protection, May 2008)
Publication Date: May 1, 2008
Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Sample Climate Action Plans /

Interaction Between Urbanization and Climate Variability Amplifies Watershed Nitrate Export in Maryland
Description: Studied during record drought and wet years (Kaushal, S., et al., 2008, Environmental Science and Technology)
Publication Date: Jul 9, 2008
Topics: Water quality /

National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change
Description: "Provides an overview of the likely effects of climate change on water resources and the Nation's clean water and safe drinking water programs. It also describes [44] specific actions the National Water Program intends to take to adapt program implementat
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Sep 30, 2008
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Adaptation / Sea level rise /

Managing an Uncertain Future: Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for California's Water
Description: What California water managers can do now to prepare for climate change
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Oct 29, 2008
Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Adaptation / Water utilities guidance /

 

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