Urban Water Management
- 2015 UWMPs
- Workshops and Webinars
- 2010 UWMPs
- 2005 UWMPs
- SB610/SB221 Guidebook and FAQs
- Urban Drought Guidebook 2008 Updated Edition
- HQ and Regional Contacts
- American Water Works Association (AWWA)
- California Urban Water Conservation Council
- Learning to be WaterWise Energy Efficient
- U.S. EPA Office of Water
- Water Conservation Information for Consumers
- Water Loss Control
DWR Related Links
Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management
Water Use and Efficiency
2015 UWMP Data
Water Use Efficiency Data Tool (WUEdata)
The new WUEdata tool allows streamlined UWMP submittal and data retrieval.
Submitted 2015 Urban Water Management Plans
As of March 27, 2017 the following UWMPs have been submitted to DWR:
387 Urban Water Suppliers*
12 Suppliers under the reporting threshold*
6 Regional Alliances
436 Urban Water Suppliers have been identified by DWR.
*Section 10617 of the California Water Code defines an “Urban water supplier” as a supplier, either publicly or privately owned, providing water for municipal purposes either directly or indirectly to more than 3,000 customers or supplying more than 3,000 acre-feet of water annually…
2015 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) Guidebook
This is the Final Draft of the 2015 Guidebook, which can be used for 2015 UWMPs. The "red-line" versions show the changes made to the Guidebook since it was posted as Draft.
Methodologies for Calculating Baseline and Compliance Urban Per Capita Water Use
This document is to assist urban water suppliers in their implementation of the Water Conservation Act of 2009, also known as SBX7-7.
2015 UWMP Standardized Tables & SBX7-7 Verification Form
Water suppliers will report their 2015 UWMP data using standardized forms and tables. These are the Final tables to be used for 2015 UWMPs. The "red-line" versions show the changes made to the tables since they were initially posted as Draft.
UWMP Standardized Tables (FINAL)
UWMP Standardized Tables (FINAL Red Line)
SB X7-7 Verification Form Final.2
SB X7-7 Verification Form (Red Line)
Regional Alliance Tables
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Target Method 2 Tables
DWR Population Tool
A free, online tool for water suppliers to calculate their historical population using GIS and US Census data.
PowerPoint Demonstration of Population Tool http://www.water.ca.gov/calendar/
Other Tables for 2015 UWMPs
SB X 7-7 Provisional Target Method 4
DWR has released the final version of the Provisional Target Method 4 and its associated calculator. This is one of four methods to calculate targets for meeting a 20% reduction in GPCD by 2020. The calculator streamlines potential water savings calculations as used in Method 4.
Urban Drought Guidebook
These are the Final 2015 Guidebook and Appendices to be used for 2015 UWMPs. The "red-line" versions show the changes made to the Guidebook and Appendices since they were posted as draft documents.