Investing in water resilience for a reliable water supply

October Report from the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) –

Climate change effects in California are already occurring, with substantial further effects likely to emerge through this century. Climate change impacts — which include reduced snowpack, shorter and more intense precipitation events, more severe drought periods, and sea level rise — will fundamentally change both water supply and flood management. These challenges require California to actively plan for shifts in precipitation, runoff and extreme events to meet the water needs of California’s communities, economy and the environment through the 21st Century. For California to maintain a reliable water supply, further investment in our water system’s infrastructure is critical. There is broad recognition that the state’s water management system is currently struggling to meet both human and ecological needs. (more)

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Welcome!

Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!