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SGMA and IRWM – Successful Integration: How SGMA and IRWM Can Utilize Each Other’s Strengths - posted 09-22-20

How does a region integrate Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), a program mandated by State legislation, with Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM), a voluntary collaborative effort, to implement regional water management solutions?  A question often asked, but with no definitive answer depending on who you ask. This article discusses how IRWM and SGMA share a similar approach that involves comprehensive management on a regional scale and provides examples of where the two programs are working together successfully.


Integrated Regional Water Management – Helping Create a Balanced Portfolio for our Water Future - posted 08-29-19

​Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) represents a construct for collaborative water resource management, holistically addressing the issues and differing perspectives of all entities involved in water management through mutually beneficial solutions. The IRWM Program is managed by the Department of Water Resources and implemented at regional and local scales state-wide.


Maven's Notebook - Water news.

A comprehensive source for California water news and information, organizing aggregated content from news outlets across the state, and supplementing that with detailed original coverage of meetings, conferences, water policy and science events.

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