Interactive Water Management Model

The California Water Foundation has developed an interactive three dimensional model to visually depict the challenges and opportunities for integrated regional water management. The model includes several animations that highlight the impacts of different water management challenges and strategies, such as groundwater overdraft, integrated groundwater management, and levee systems. Additional improvements to the model will be made in the future. Please feel free to manipulate or reproduce the model for non-profit, educational, or research purposes, however, by making use of the model you agree to the following: California Water Foundation, an initiative of Resources Legacy Fund, reserves and retains all intellectual property rights to the model, including but not limited to copyright, which ownership shall be attributed to Resources Legacy Fund in any reproduction of the model. Click here to view the model »

Work is Just Beginning for California Water Policy

The Sacramento Bee ran an op-ed by California Water Foundation Deputy Director Andrew Fahlund. In part a retrospective on the important progress made in efforts to reform California’s water supply and management, the piece focused on what it will take to transform that system to meet the state’s complex water demands.

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New Website on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

The California Groundwater website provides information on implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. You’ll find background information, news, and links to state government agencies, associations and universities.


Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Workshops

Water Education Foundation SGMA Handbook

Learn more about the Sustainable Groundwater Management Dialogue


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