About the Roundtable
The Roundtable of Regions (Roundtable) is an all volunteer forum of IRWM "regions" engaged in preparing and implementing Integrated Regional Water Management Plans. The Roundtable is an opportunity to network, share ideas and provide feedback to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on the IRWM program.
Roundtable Members represent the 48 IRWM Regions
More than 130 Roundtable members represent the 48 IRWM Regional Water Management Groups (RWMGs) throughout the state, covering 87% of the state's area and 99% of California's population.
For more than eleven years, Roundtable members have been actively engaged in preparing and implementing IRWM plans, applying for and administering IRWM grants, and integrating IRWM activities with other local, state, and federal programs at the local level. Functionally, the Roundtable serves as an association of professionals engaged in IRWM activities.
Since 2004 when the Roundtable formed, members have been actively engaged in preparing and implementing IRWM plans, applying for and administering IRWM grants, and integrating IRWM activities with other local, state and federal programs.
Members have participated in numerous conference calls and summits, and the Roundtable has conducted four comprehensive surveys of the membership. These activities provide an opportunity for members to share successes and challenges and to advise DWR regarding the IRWM grant programs.
"IRWM Regions succeed because of the tens of thousands of unreimbursed hours qnd expenses invested by peiople, organizations and agencies who beleive in the need for and potential of IRWM"