Meeting of the California Water Commission - December 13-14, 2017

State of California, Resources Building, 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium, Sacramento, CA, 95814


State of California, Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, December 3, 2017
Beginning at 9:00 a.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Closed Session

The Commission may hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code §11126(e), to confer with and receive advice from its legal counsel regarding potential litigation, and as authorized by Government Code §11126(a).

4. Approval of November 2017 Meeting Minutes

5. Executive Officer’s Report

The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.

6. Commission Member Reports

An opportunity for members to disclose any meetings or conversations related to Commission business since the previous Commission meeting.

7. Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Applicant Presentations

In October 2017, the Commission voted to invite all eligible WSIP applicants to provide project overviews to the Commission. These overview presentations will be limited to the information contained in each applicant’s WSIP application. The public will be given an opportunity to comment after each applicant presentation. Each presentation, including questions and comments, will take approximately 35 minutes. Presentations will be heard in the following order:

7A. Chino Basin Conjunctive Use Environmental Water Storage/Exchange Program

7B. Kern Fan Groundwater Storage Project

7C. Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project

7D. Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project

7E. Pure Water San Diego Program North City Phase 1

7F. Sites Project

7G. South Sacramento County Agriculture and Habitat Lands Recycled Water, Groundwater Storage, and Conjunctive Use Program (South County Ag Program)

7H. Temperance Flat Reservoir Project

7I. The Tulare Lake Storage and Floodwater Protection Project

7J. Willow Springs Water Bank Conjunctive Use Project

7K. Centennial Water Supply Project

Correspondence Received Regarding This Agenda Item:

Documents Received During This Agenda Item:

8. Recess Until 9:00 a.m. December 14, 2017

*The Commission will break for lunch at the Chair’s discretion.*


State of California, Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium 
Sacramento, CA 95814

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Reconvene at 9:00 a.m.

9. Call to Order

10. Roll Call

11. Public Testimony

Although no formal Commission action will be taken, the Commission offers an opportunity to the public to address the Commission on items of interest that are within the Commission’s jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda.

12. Update on Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation

Department of Water Resources staff will update the Commission on implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), highlighting recent activities, including Groundwater Sustainability Agency formation, planning, and technical assistance.

13. WSIP Update

Commission staff will update the Commission on activities related to the WSIP.

14. Commission Preparatory Briefing: WSIP Maximum Conditional Eligibility Determinations

Commission staff will brief the Commission regarding the Maximum Conditional Eligibility Determinations.

15. Consideration of Items for the Next California Water Commission Meeting

16. Adjourn

*The Commission may break for lunch as needed.*

Written comments regarding specific items on this agenda will be provided to the Commissioners in hard copy as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday prior to the Commission meeting. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.