California Farm Water Success Stories: Integrated Regional Water Management
Published: December 8, 2011
Author: Cristel Tufenkjian
The Intergrated Regional Water Management: Kings Basin Water Authority case study, part of the California Farm Water Success Stories series, describes the creation of the Kings Basin Water Authority and its efforts to collaboratively manage shared groundwater resources.
Dave Orth of Kings River Conservation District
Dave Orth, general manager of the Kings River Conservation District, describes integrated regional water management planning in his region.
In addition to these success stories, the Pacific Institute and other members of the California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply have launched an Interactive Database and Map which contains more than 30 case studies, including the Pacific Institute’s success stories, and is searchable by location, production type, irrigation method, and stewardship practice.
Read the California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply press release.
MORE SUCCESS STORIES:
– Sustainable Water Management for Urban Agriculture
– State and Federal Funding Accelerates Efficiency
– Vegetated Waterways and Riparian Restoration
– Industry-Driven Standards for Water Efficiency
– Managing for Multiple Benefits
– Smart Irrigation Scheduling
– Groundwater Banking
– Improved Communication, Monitoring, and Measurement
– Recycled Water and Agriculture
– Volumetric Pricing and Conjunctive Use