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California Department of Water Resources

The California Department of Water Resources (CADWR) and IWR signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to facilitate IWR assistance in CADWR planning activities. The partners are particularly interested in implementing a Shared Vision Planning approach to the creation of CADWR’s updated state water plan.

About the Memorandum of Agreement

Signed: March 29, 2007

Signing Parties

  • Lester A. Snow , Director (California Department of Water Resources)

  • Robert A. Pietrowsky, Director (IWR)

Purpose: This partnership will allow IWR to assist the California DWR in implementing a Shared Vision Planning approach for the updating of the state water plan.

This partnership will allow IWR to assist the California DWR in implementing a Shared Vision Planning approach for the updating of the state water plan.

Terms:  IWR will provide products and services in the following areas, with a goal of increasing opportunities for public involvement in the development of the California Water Plan and other planning activities:

  • Technical assistance and training in the application of the Shared Vision Planning process to the California Water Plan
  • Enhancement and application of IWR hydrologic modeling programs for use in CADWR planning activities
  • Increasing opportunities for public involvement in planning activities, including the state water plan

About California Department of Water Resources

This California state water agency is responsible for the management of California’s water resources and the development of the state’s water-use plan.

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