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SGMA Climate Change Resources
Description: "This dataset includes processed climate change datasets related to climatology, hydrology, and water operations. The climatological data provided are change factors for precipitation and reference evapotranspiration gridded over the entire State. The hyd
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Dec 13, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Groundwater / Models and Tools / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Climate Action Plan: Phase 2: Climate Change Analysis Guidance
Description: "The objective of this Climate Change Analysis Guidance is to guide the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in its decision-making and assist DWR managers as they incorporate climate change analyses into their planning for DWR activities, such
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Sep 13, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Models and Tools / Water utilities guidance /

Paying It Forward: The Path Toward Climate-Safe Infrastructure In California
Description: "AB 2800 mandated that a panel of scientists, registered engineers and architects be convened to help the State of California understand how it can best incorporate forward-looking climate information into the state’s infrastructure design, planning and i
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Sep 5, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Water utilities guidance /

Climate information? Embedding climate futures within temporalities of California water management
Description: "This article uses the case of drinking water utility managers in California to understand uses of climate-change information in resource management. A dominant narrative suggests that producing management practices best adapted to climate-change impacts
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: Mar 27, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Built to Last: Challenges and Opportunities for Climate-Smart Infrastructure in California
Description: "We must plan, design, build, retrofit, and maintain California’s infrastructure to withstand the new reality of climate change, if we want to keep Californians safe and protect their livelihoods. Otherwise, we risk building costly infrastructure that ma
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Publication Date: Nov 17, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Water utilities guidance /

Navigating a Flood of Information: Evaluating and Integrating Climate Science into Groundwater Planning in California
Description: "In California, groundwater contributes more than half of the state's water supply during dry years (DWR 2009). Understanding the impacts that climate change will have upon this critical resource is of importance for the state’s long-term water and food s
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Publication Date: Nov 14, 2017
Topics: California: Statewide / Groundwater / Water utilities guidance /

Insights into the Use of Uncertain Information in the Water Utility Sector
Description: "This survey project provides important insights into where and how water professionals are using uncertain information, with a focus on climate projection and assessment information. Insights are also provided regarding the education, training, and sup
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jul 17, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

How are WUCA Utilities Communicating About Climate Change?
Description: "In the interest of sharing knowledge about how members communicate about climate change, and what challenges they face in doing so, WUCA conducted a seven-question communications survey in 2016 as part of its annual work plan. In general, questions focus
Source: Water Utility Climate Alliance
Publication Date: May 31, 2017
Topics: Water utilities guidance / Climate Change Communication /

Connecting the Dots Between Water, Energy, Food, and Ecosystems Issues for Integrated Water Management in a Changing Climate
Description: "The water, energy, and food (WEF) nexus and related ecosystems have complex linkages with climate change implications. The overall objectives of this white paper are to provide background on this important subject, and help local water managers and the p
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Feb 16, 2017
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Energy management and conservation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Planning and Management: Programmatic Response to Climate Change and Water
Description: EPA National Water Program repsonses to climate change, 2012 to date -- highlights of progress, workplans, implementation plans, strategies.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jan 17, 2017
Topics: Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

 

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