Posts Tagged "water"

2016 Local Government Commission Annual Report

Jan 23 2017

The Local Government Commission supports policymakers through events, technical assistance and policy guidance.

On-the-Ground Local Capacity Building Projects

Dec 23 2016

CivicSpark is Governor Brown’s Initiative AmeriCorps program that aims to build local capacity to respond to climate change.






Smart Water, Smart Planning: Groundwater Sustainability

Dec 14 2016

This groundwater fact sheet helps local governments implement SGMA and start working toward sustainable groundwater management in their own jurisdictions.






New Approaches to Stormwater Management

Nov 10 2016

Learn more about how low impact development promotes the integration of stormwater management techniques that mimic natural hydrology.






Smart Water, Smart Planning: Managing California’s Groundwater

Oct 28 2016

It’s time land-use planning agencies work together and prepare a Groundwater Sustainability Plan ensuring local water and land-use decisions are aligned.






Model LID Standards & Specifications for Riverbank

Jun 09 2015

In order to comply with existing and future stormwater discharge regulations, while promoting a resource efficient and sustainable approach to reducing stormwater…

Low Impact Development (LID) Alternative Compliance

Jun 08 2015

The “Lower Stanislaus Low Impact Development Alternative Compliance Plan” addresses the physical and fiscal constraints of on-site LID, which are disproportionately experienced…

Barriers to Low Impact Development

May 28 2014

While many communities understand the benefits of Low Impact Development (LID), getting LID projects built has been difficult. In an effort to…

Water-Wise Development in the Sierra: A Water and Land Use Policy Guide

Apr 24 2014

Water-Wise Development in the Sierra: A Water and Land Use Policy Guide This guide presents planning strategies that promote development patterns and…

Water Resources and Land Use Planning: Watershed-based Strategies for Ventura County

Apr 24 2014

Water Resources and Land Use Planning: Watershed-based Strategies for Ventura County Water resources are threatened as never before. Rapid population growth, climate…