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Climate Change Reports by Topic: California: Water/Flood Protection Districts

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Regional Water Facilities Optimization and Master Plan Update
Description: "Over the last 20 years, the [San Diego County] Water Authority has made substantial investments in new pipelines, treatment plants, water supply development, and storage reservoirs. These investments have significantly improved the San Diego region’s ov
Publication Date: Mar 27, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sample Climate Action Plans /

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 /

Preparing for New Risks: Addressing Climate Change in California's Urban Water Management Plans
Description: "In its guidance to water suppliers for preparing 2010 UWMPs, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) included an optional section focused on consideration of climate change impacts and GHG emissions. This study assesses how water suppliers hav
Source: University of California, Berkeley
Publication Date: Jun 20, 2013
Topics: California: Statewide / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

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 /

Climate Change and Water Supply Security: Reconfiguring Groundwater Management to Reduce Drought Vulnerability
Description: "This research examined approaches to reducing drought vulnerability, focusing on five water agencies on California's north and central coast that rely on local and regional sources of water. Curtailing water use is the principal response to drought. In
Source: California Climate Change Center
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2012
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Groundwater / 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, May 2012.
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 /

Sonoma County Water Agency Water Supply Strategies
Description: Includes a climate change component. (Dec. 2011)
Publication Date: Dec 1, 2011
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sample Climate Action Plans / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts /

Comparison of treatment process sustainability at water plants in the Sacramento region
Description: Carbon footprints of water treatment processes at urban facilities. (Journal AWWA, Sept. 2011)
Source: American Water Works Association
Publication Date: Sep 1, 2011
Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Water utilities guidance / California: Statewide / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts /

 

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