New Report Examines Climate Change and IRWM Regions

How integrated regional water management regions are meeting requirements to address climate change vulnerabilities is the topic of a new report from the Department of Water Resources.

Climate Change and Integrated Regional Water Management in California: A Preliminary Assess­ment of Regional Approaches also identifies key considerations in analyzing and adapting to climate change risks within an adaptive management framework.

The report examines the initial steps that IRWM regions are taking in response to new requirements to address climate change vulnerabilities and consider greenhouse gas emissions in IRWM plans. The goal is to inform future guidance and support.

Download the report.