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)