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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Santa Clara Valley Water District

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A Slow Rising Emergency -- Sea Level Rise
Description: Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury report on what the Santa Clara Valley Water District and cities within the county are doing to prepare for sea level rise in San Francisco Bay.
Source: Santa Clara County
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise /

E7: San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study
Description: "The purpose of the San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study is to: provide tidal flood protection, restore and enhance tidal marsh and related habitats, and provide recreational and public access opportunities. Initial construction for flood protection is plann
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Jun 15, 2015
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise /

South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study Phase 1 Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report
Description: "The flood risk management and ecosystem restoration problems and opportunities are interrelated; implementing flood risk management features now, rather than after sea level rises, allows earlier implementation of the salt marsh restoration. Delaying the
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Dec 18, 2014
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise /

Climate Change Overview: Santa Clara Valley Water District's Response to Climate Change
Description: Explanations of the greenhouse effect, climate change adaptation, and climate change mitigation and what the District is doing in response.
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Nov 27, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Santa Clara Valley Water District /

Three Water Agencies in California and Washington Pursue GHG-Free Water
Description: Water systems are notoriously energy intensive and utilities are beginning to seek greenhouse gas reduction as a means to lessen their environmental impact. Three water utility greenhouse gas reduction programs of varying completion are explored during th
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Jun 20, 2013
Topics: California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Santa Clara Valley Water District staff presentations / Water utilities guidance /

Silicon Valley 2.0
Description: "The Silicon Valley 2.0 Project is a regional effort, managed by the Santa Clara County Office of Sustainability and funded by the Strategic Growth Council, to minimize the anticipated impacts of climate change and reduce the generation of local greenhous
Source: Santa Clara County
Publication Date: May 6, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Update on Progress and Approach Toward Achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2020
Description: Board meeting of March 26, 2013. Presentation by Frank Maitski and Sarah Young. (See Item 4.1)
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Mar 26, 2013
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Santa Clara Valley Water District staff presentations /

Energy and Water Nexus Summit
Description: Video from conference of October 2012, including presentations by Jim Fiedler and Frank Maitski. (Bay Planning Council)
Publication Date: Oct 24, 2012
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Santa Clara Valley Water District staff presentations / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts /

Water and Watershed Resiliency to Climate: Commitments at the Personal and Agency Levels
Description: Presentation by SCVWD Director Brian Schmidt to Sustainable Silicon Valley. Slides (May 2012)
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: May 24, 2012
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Santa Clara Valley Water District board member presentations / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Integrating Sea Level Rise Considerations in the South Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project
Description: Presentation by SCVWD Watersheds COO Norma Camacho at Planning for the Bay of the Future: Resources for Coastal Climate Change Adaptation, May 2012. Summary of the workshop
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: May 23, 2012
Topics:
California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Santa Clara Valley Water District staff presentations / Sea level rise /

 

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