Primer of Senate Bill 552: Drought Planning for Small Water Suppliers and Rural Communities

Source

Authors

CA Department of Water Resources (DWR), CA State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)

Published

2022

Description

This primer from the California Department of Water Resources and the California State Water Resources Control Board summarizes the drought planning legislation Senate Bill (SB) 552. SB 552 includes new responsibilities and requirements at both the state and local levels to help small water suppliers and rural communities reduce their risk of inadequate water supply during a water shortage event. The introductory resource outlines the roles, responsibilities and requirements for state agencies, small water suppliers and schools, and counties for implementing SB 552.

Climate Impact Tags

Drought

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 1: Define, Explore, and Initiate Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Planning and policy guidance

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: June 18, 2024