Draft 2020 Urban Water Management Plan Guidebook Virtual Public Meeting

Draft 2020 Urban Water Management Plan Guidebook - Virtual Public Meeting


DWR has released the Draft Urban Water Management Plan Guidebook 2020.The Guidebook provides urban water suppliers with technical assistance for preparing an UWMP. Use of the UWMP Guidebook is voluntary.


Every urban water supplier that either provides over 3,000 acre-feet of water annually or serves more than 3,000 urban connections is required to submit an UWMP. Suppliers must submit 2020 UWMPs electronically to DWR by July 1, 2021. 


This workshop is an opportunity for the public to comment on the Draft Guidebook.DWR will present a brief overview of the major changes to the Guidebook since the 2015 version and solicit feedback and comments.


Comments on the Draft Guidebook will be accepted through September 21, 2020 and can be submitted in person at the workshop or sent to uwmphelp@water.ca.gov.


Meeting Registration:


This virtual public meeting will be recorded and made available upon request.


If you have any questions about registration, logistics, or obtaining a copy of the recorded meeting please contact James Campagna at: wue@water.ca.gov.


Please visit Urban Water Use Efficiency for information on Urban Water Management Planning.


If you have any technical questions about urban water management plans and planning, you may contact Julie Ekstrom of DWR’s Water Use Efficiency Branch, Urban Unit at: uwmphelp@water.ca.gov.


*UPDATE* – UWMP Guidebook meeting capacity expected to be exceeded!


Due to high interest in this workshop, we anticipate exceeding the Zoom meeting capacity. This applies to all participants, regardless of registration. The original registration link to the workshop is: https://csus.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpd-Gprj0jGtVOxzvdfH-GOm6fHSaJSVsT.  


Overflow meeting: To accommodate participants who are unable to join the workshop using the original registration link, we have set up an overflow zoom meeting to ensure that everyone can view the presentations and provide comments through the chat panel.  Please see below a registration link to the overflow meeting:  https://csus.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsduCrrzouHtRGNmWZaITFyjb6gHp_4RzS


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Workshop recordingView the UWMP 2020 Guidebook Public Workshop and Agenda.

UPDATE – Extended Comments deadline: Comments on the Draft Urban Water Management Plan Guidebook are due September 28, 2020. Please submit comment to uwmphelp@water.ca.gov.