SAWPA News

Groundwater Reduction During Drought in the Colorado River Basin

There is region that covers a large part of the American West, 1/12th the Continental U.S. land mass in fact, that is in a 14 year drought. Researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of California, Irvine found […]

2014 IRWM Emergency Drought Grant Solicitation

Background
On January 17, 2014, Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown declared a drought state of emergency. With less rains, the State is finding ways to direct funds to drought-impacted communities, thus SB 103 and 104, […]

By |Wednesday, June 11, 2014|Commission, OWOW|0 Comments|

Getting on the Same Page for a Common Goal

Adoption of the OWOW 2.0 Plan by Mark Norton On February 4, 2014, the SAWPA Commission officially adopted the One Water One Watershed (OWOW) 2.0 Plan , Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Plan for the Santa Ana River Watershed. . […]

By |Monday, February 3, 2014|Commission, OWOW|0 Comments|

How Well Do Block Rate Water Budgets Promote Water Use Efficiency?

Dr. Ken Baerenklau Present Study on Block Rates to the SAWPA Commission How well do block rate water budgets work to encourage customers to conserve water?  Dr. Ken Baerenklau, Associate Professor of Environmental Economics Policy at the University of California, […]

Regional Integrated Water Resources Workshop

For those who attended the Regional Integrated Water Resources Workshop on December 19, 2013, SAWPA would like to thank you for making it a successful one. We hope that you found the information on […]

A Quick Glance at the Draft OWOW 2.0 Plan

This updated Plan reflects the culmination of the hard work and dedication of the ten stellar OWOW Pillar workgroups (http://www.sawpa.org/owow/pillars/) in identifying new implementation projects and programs that will address the water resource challenges facing our region.  The draft OWOW […]

By |Wednesday, October 30, 2013|OWOW|0 Comments|

Capture a Moment with Bob Tincher

Join Bob Tincher, OWOW co-chair of the Water Resource Optimization Pillar workgroup, and Manager of Engineering and Planning for the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District, as he briefly talks about the Water Resources […]

By |Wednesday, October 30, 2013|OWOW|0 Comments|