Meeting of the California Water Commission - November 14, 2018

Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814

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 October 17, 2018 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

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

7. 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.

8. Briefing on State Water Project (SWP) Asset Management Program

Department of Water Resources (DWR) staff will provide an overview of how DWR is using asset management to guide risk management, long-term investment planning, and resource allocation decisions as DWR addresses the aging infrastructure of the SWP.

9. Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Program Update

DWR staff will update the Commission on DWR’s activities to implement SGMA.

10. Overview of Water Use Efficiency Legislation

DWR staff will brief the Commission on California’s latest water use efficiency legislation—AB 1668 (Friedman) and SB 606 (Hertzberg)—requiring cities, water districts and large agricultural water districts to meet strict annual water budgets.

11. Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Update

Commission staff will update the Commission on recent staff work and applicant activities, including initial quarterly reports, progress on contracts for the administration of public benefits, and updates to the Commission’s website.

12. Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting

13. Adjourn

*The Commission may break for lunch as needed.*

Written comments regarding specific items on this agenda will be provided to the Commissioners as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.