Water-Wise Development in the Sierra: A Water and Land Use Policy Guide
This guide presents planning strategies that promote development patterns and practices better aligned with water protection goals. It does not address every aspect of water management or land use planning, but instead focuses on land use decisions made by city and county governments and encourages involvement from water managers and integration with local water management efforts. Most of the suggested strategies can be implemented at the local level to help communities protect water resources as they grow.
Clark Anderson, Local Government Commission,
Patricia Hickson, Sierra Nevada Alliance
Published: August 2008
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