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The Water Conservation Act of 2009 - A6 AWMP Guidebook

A6 PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Ag Water Management Planning Guidebook

SB X7-7 (Part 2.55, Chapter 5, ยง10608.50) 10608.50. (a) The department, in consultation with the board, shall promote implementation of regional water resources management practices through increased incentives and removal of barriers consistent with state and federal law. Potential changes may include, but are not limited to, all of the following:

  • (1) Revisions to the requirements for urban and agricultural water management plans

The Water Conservation Act of 2009, SB X7-7, was signed into law in November 2009. To comply with provisions of the statute, agricultural water supplies must prepare and adopt an Agricultural Water Management Plan on or before December 31, 2012, update it on December 31, 2015, and on or before December 31 every five years thereafter. It must submit the plan to the entities identified in Water Code Section 10843. Copies of amendments or changes to the plans must be submitted to the entities identified in WC 10843(b) no later than 30 days after the adoption of the amendments or changes. This guidebook will assist agricultural water suppliers in completing their plans, and expedite DWR's review of the plans

HIGHLIGHTS

  • DWR in consultation with SWRCB
  • DWR may revise the requirements for AWMPs

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  • A6 AWMP Guidebook Timeline
    Date Event/Task Details & Materials
    April 7, 2011 Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    April 28, 2011 AWMP Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    May 13, 2011 AWMP Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    June 3, 2011 AWMP Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    July 12, 2011 AWMP Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    August 3, 2011 AWMP Guidebook Planning Meeting Details and Materials
    February 1, 2012 Public Workshop AWMP Draft Guidebook Meeting Details and Materials
    August 8, 2012 SBx7-7 Compliance Workshops Public Workshops
    September 20, 2012 Draft Agricultural Water Management Plan Guidebook - WEBINAR Webinar Details
    October 11, 2012 ASC Meeting (Discuss Draft AWMP Guidebook) Meeting Details and Materials

    Project Core Team Members

    A6 DOCUMENTS
    Guidebook to Assist Agricultural Water Suppliers to Prepare a 2012 Agricultural Water Management Plan (Final, 11/6/12)
    Guidebook Errata Sheet (11/6/2012)
    AWMP Template (Word format) - Updated: 11/6/2012
    Appendix A: Worksheets (Word format)
    SB X7-7 Compliance Workshop Presentation (9/7/2012)