Storm Water Capture in California: Innovative Policies and Funding Opportunities

Report from the Pacific Institute – Storm water has long been managed with the goals of mitigating flood risk and reducing water quality impairments. Yet, storm water is increasingly being viewed as an asset in a water-short state, and a growing number of communities are investing in storm water capture as a means of augmenting their water supplies. With longer drought periods and heavier rainfall events becoming more common, urban storm water capture represents a significant opportunity to enhance community resiliency to climate change. (more)

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Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!