Comments on: Pacific Institute Water Policy Catalysts Flooded with Environmental Award Praise http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2009/05/pacific-institute-water-policy-catalysts-flooded-with-environmental-award-praise/ The EPA Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:07:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Adrienne Priselac http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2009/05/pacific-institute-water-policy-catalysts-flooded-with-environmental-award-praise/#comment-13344 Fri, 29 May 2009 00:12:30 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=855#comment-13344 Thanks for pointing out this excellent resource. When the Delta Vision task force discusses long-term strategies for this vital water resource are they considering removal of some of the levees, in whole or part, to enhance habitat and the Delta’s natural ability to remove pollutants from agriculture and other nonpoint sources? Thanks!

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By: Timonie Hood http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2009/05/pacific-institute-water-policy-catalysts-flooded-with-environmental-award-praise/#comment-13343 Tue, 26 May 2009 23:14:17 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=855#comment-13343 California has a wide range of current water policies related to farm lands. You can learn more at:

California Department of Water Resources
http://www.owue.water.ca.gov/agdev/

State Water Reources Control Board
http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/agriculture/

Aquafornia: California’s Waternews Blog (includes research and publications)http://aquafornia.com/

The Water Education Foundation (CA) http://www.watereducation.org/

These documents may also be helpful:

“Finding the Balance – A Vision for Water Supply and Environmental Reality in California,” Environmental Defense (2008) http://www.edf.org/documents/8093_CA_Finding_Balance_2008.pdf

“California Water Stewards: Innovative On-farm Water Management Practices,” California Institute for Rural Studies (January 2009)
http://www.cirsinc.org/Documents/Pub0109.1.pdf

EPA supported the development of this Farmer’s Guide to Agriculture and Water Quality Issues
http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/wq/wqp/

In addition, the award-winning Pacific Insitute has numerous other publications that may be helpful:
http://pacinst.org/publications/

Good luck with your research!

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By: joe blow http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2009/05/pacific-institute-water-policy-catalysts-flooded-with-environmental-award-praise/#comment-13342 Sun, 17 May 2009 01:06:27 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=855#comment-13342 does california have any current water policies that are not effective or helpful to crop and farm lands?
im doing a very important reserch report for my college class and i dont know any existing policies regarding agriculture water useage

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