California Water Commission

The California Water Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate. Seven members  are chosen for their general expertise related to the control, storage, and beneficial use of water and two are chosen for their knowledge of the environment. The Commission provides a public forum for discussing water issues, advises the Department of Water Resources (DWR), and takes appropriate statutory actions to further the development of policies that support integrated and sustainable water resource management and a healthy environment. Statutory duties include advising the Director of DWR, approving rules and regulations, and monitoring and reporting on the construction and operation of the State Water Project. 


· NEW - California Water Action Plan Implementation Report

A new report released by several California State agencies tracks progress made in 2016 toward the California Water Action Plan, including information on the Commission's progress on the Water Storage Investment Program.


The California Water Action Plan Implementation Report can be found here.


· NEW - Commission Program Manager II Vacancy

The Commission is seeking a Program Manager II to provide technical expertise on water resources issues. The final date to file an application is January 31, 2017.

More information about this position can be found here.



· NEW - Commission Executive Officer Vacancy

The Commission is seeking a leader with knowledge of California water policy issues and management expertise to fill the position of its Executive Officer.

More information about this position can be found here.



· Water Storage Investment Program Public Participation Guide

The Commission has released a Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Public Participation Guide to provide information about opportunities and methods for public involvement in the WSIP.

The Public Participation Guide is available here.


· Join our Listserve

To contact us or join our email listserve and receive updates about future meetings, please email cwc@water.ca.gov.

 

 Upcoming Meetings​

January 19, 2017
at 9:30 AM
Meeting of the California Water Commission
February 15, 2017
at 9:30 AM
Meeting of the California Water Commission
March 15, 2017
at 9:30 AM

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