** In response to the 2005 CA State Water Plan
the SD regional water suppliers, the
County Water Authority (CWA), the County (CoSD), and City of SD (SD) formed a Regional Water Management Group (RWMG) and a
Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) of 25 stakeholders by 2007
the first Truly Consensus-Based Decision-Making Body in San Diego.
**In 2007, they produced the first
Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) which guided the selection of Project for State Prop 50 Water Bond money.
**In 2009, produced the CA Water Plan Update 2009,
which includes CLIMATE CHANGE, and which with
the '07 IRWMP is guiding the current selection of projects for the Prop 84 money:
See Sec1:6 page 7 of 32 for California Water Use graphic.
See Sec1:6 page 9 of 32 for California Water Use by Region graphic.
**The up-coming Metropolitan Water District (MWD or "Met" - the people who sell SD 75% of our water) 2010 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will add another layer of factors:
And it is useful to notice that there is resistance to some Met policies:
The SD IRWMP RAC is just now beginning it's first update, which will build upon these latest State and Met Updates, as well as Local Lessons Learned about being more collaborative.