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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and four other State agencies, including the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), and California Energy Commission (CEC), are developing a long-term framework to make water conservation a California way of life, as directed by Governor’s Executive Order B-37-16.

Comments and Input Received During the Implementation Plan Development

The EO Agencies have worked collaboratively to identify actions and recommendations that can satisfy the directives issued by the Governor in EO-B-37-16, and identify a timeline for their implementation. Comments and input were provided through the direct dialogue during various public meetings and workshop, and through additional written communication through emails and transmittals. The former was documented in the meeting summary (see Collaboration). The following provides written comments and input received throughout the plan development process in the reversed chronological order (newer comes first). All input and comments were considered by the EO Agencies to improve the long-term framework development. No specific responses will be provided.

Note: The Following EO items are subject to a separate process by the corresponding agency. . The comments recorded here were received during draft plan review process and shared with all EO Agencies. Stakeholders should consider following the specific process via the link provided for each item for additional follow-up activities and comments.

  • EO#1 ,Emergency Water Conservation Regulation for 2017 (SWRCB)
  • EO#3, Permanent Requirements for Monthly Reporting from Urban Water Suppliers (SWRCB)
  • EO#4, Permanent Prohibition in Wasteful Practices (SWRCB)
  • EO#7, Certification of Innovative Technologies for Water Conservation and Energy Efficiency (CEC)

Comment Subjects:

1. Urban Water Use Targets
2. Urban Water Shortage Contingency Plan
3. Agricultural Water Use
4. Water Supplier Leaks Water Losses
5. Small Systems and Rural Areas
6. Water Board Rulemaking (EO#1, #3, and #4)
7. CEC Certification of Innovative Technologies (EO#7)
8. County Drought Contingency Plans (EO#10)

Date Commenter Organization 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PDF
7/14/17 Clary, et al. Community Water Center, plus 4 NGOs X
7/12/17 Page San Bernardino County               X
12/7/16 Public Meeting Participants See pdf summary X X X X X X X
12/23/16 Laporte ManageWater Consulting, Inc. X X X
12/22/16 Markus Orange County Water District X
12/21/16 Masson City of Escondido X
12/21/16 Abed City of Escondido X
12/21/16 Kingsbury Mountain Counties Water Resources Association X X X X X
12/20/16 Dos Santos San Diego County Office of Education X
12/20/16 Duggan California Restaurant Association X
12/20/16 King City of Coronado X
12/20/16 Somoano City of Burbank X X
12/19/16 Anderson State Senator, Senate District 38 X
12/19/16 Best City of Santee X
12/19/16 Boesch County of Placer X
12/19/16 Brady Fallbrook Public Utility District X
12/19/16 Eten Lotik Labs X
12/19/16 Hawk California Water Association X X X
12/19/16 Hill El Toro Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Lee City of Fullerton X X X X
12/19/16 Lopez Moulton Niguel Water District X X
12/19/16 Worley American Water Works Association, CA-NV Section X X X X
12/19/16 Liebersbach Turlock Irrigation District X X X
12/19/16 Paulucci City of Yuba City X X
12/19/16 Cafferty, Michell Business Alliance for Water, San Diego X
12/19/16 Secundy California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance X X
12/19/16 Brown, Poston Valley Water Conservation Advocates X
12/19/16 Aminzadeh, et al California Coastkeeper Alliance, plus 49 NGOs X X X
12/19/16 Coate East Bay Municipal Utility District X X X X
12/19/16 Cervantes City of South Gate X X
12/19/16 Michell Downtown San Diego Partnership X
12/19/16 Martinson California State Association of Counties X
12/19/16 Cooley, et al Pacific Institute, plus 6 NGOs X X X X
12/19/16 Lee City of Anaheim X X
12/19/16 Jones, et al Eastern Municipal Water District, Las Virgenes Water District, Coachella Valley Water District, Western Municipal Water District, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, Moulton Niguel Water District X X X X X
12/19/16 Chou, et al Natural Resources Defense Council, plus 10 NGOs X
12/19/16 Ferons Santa Margarita Water District X
12/19/16 Premathilake Aclara Technologies X X
12/19/16 Davert East Orange County Water District X
12/19/16 Aluzri City of Beverly Hills X X
12/19/16 Lyon California Building Industry Association X X
12/19/16 Bosler Cucamonga Valley Water District X
12/19/16 Haglund Tuolumne Utilities District X X X X
12/19/16 Grindstaff, et al Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Dropcountr, Robert D. Niehaus, Inc., Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Claremont Graduate University X X
12/19/16 Van Camp, Knutson MBK Engineers X
12/19/16 Beste City of Torrance X
12/19/16 Rodgers Russian River Watershed Association X X X
12/19/16 Krause Desert Water Agency X X X
12/19/16 Nagel West Basin Municipal Utilities District X X
12/19/16 Grajeda Central Basin Water Association X X X X X
12/19/16 Corbin Jurupa Community Services District X
12/19/16 Ritchie San Francisco Public Utility Commission X X X
12/19/16 Lewis City of Fountain Valley X X X X X X
12/19/16 Dean California Water Service X X X X
12/19/16 Goddard City of Santa Cruz X X X
12/19/16 Bouchard Calleguas Purveyors Coalition, incl. 7  Ventura County water agencies X X X
12/19/16 Blacet California Municipal Utilities Association X X X X X
12/19/16 Shields Imperial Irrigation District X X
12/19/16 Peifer City of Sacramento X
12/19/16 Watton Otay Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Zampiello Raymond Basin Management Board X X X X
12/19/16 Brill Mojave Water Agency X X
12/19/16 Plecker City of Roseville X X
12/19/16 Zampiello Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster X X X X
12/19/16 Wen City of Lakewood X
12/19/16 Tobin San Juan Water District X
12/19/16 Brown Miltco Inc. X
12/19/16 Brown New West Investment, Inc. X
12/19/16 Grajeda Pico Water District X X X X X
12/19/16 Scherzinger Nevada Irrigation District X X
12/19/16 Crane City of Redding X X
12/19/16 Cumpston El Dorado Irrigation District X
12/19/16 Garner Long Beach Water Department X X
12/19/16 Wadsworth City of Benecia X X X X X
12/19/16 Stone Castaic Lake Water Agency X X
12/19/16 Hinchey Laguna Beach County Water District X X X X X
12/19/16 Carlisle Padre Dam Municipal Water District X X
12/19/16 Razak City of San Diego X X X X X
12/19/16 Palmer City of Folsom X X X
12/19/16 Bolland Association of California Water Agencies X
12/19/16 Levenson Ecolab X X
12/19/16 Kelley CalDesal X X
12/19/16 Cavanaugh Cavanaugh and Associates X X
12/19/16 Fowler Nevada County Farm Bureau X X
12/19/16 Bolland, et al Association of California Water Agencies, incl. 116 water suppliers and associations X X X X X X
12/19/16 Silva California Landscape Contractors Association X X X
12/19/16 Damson San Diego Zoo Global X
12/19/16 Dale City of Oceanside X X X
12/19/16 MacLean, Osann, Firestone California American Water, NRDC and Community Water Center X X X
12/19/16 Ciampa Public Water Agencies Group (17 wholesale and retail agencies in Los Angeles County) X X X X X
12/19/16 Bettner Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District X
12/19/16 Harasick Los Angeles Department of Water and Power X
12/19/16 Sturm, Gasner Water Systems Optimization, Inc. X X
12/19/16 Reed City of Santa Rosa X X X X X
12/19/16 Rouppet Fertile Soil Solutions LLC X
12/19/16 Hansen Hansen Investment Holdings, LLC X X
12/19/16 Kavounas, et al Chino Basin Watermaster and 16 agencies X X
12/19/16 Shaw California Manufacturers and Technology Association X
12/19/16 Butow Clean Water Now X X X
12/19/16 Norwood California Pool and Spa Association X
12/19/16 Springer City of Santa Maria X X
12/19/16 Rossi Western Municipal Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Ragland City of Huntington Beach X X X X
12/19/16 Hunter Municipal Water District of Orange County X X X X
12/19/16 Merkley California Farm Bureau Federation X X
12/19/16 Brown Contra Costa Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Nugent Carmichael  Water District X X
12/19/16 Mancebo, Eggerton Amador Water Agency and Calaveras County Water District X
12/19/16 Hughes California League of Food Processors + 10 Industrial Signatories X
12/19/16 Kumar Marin Municipal Water District X X
12/19/16 DeGabriele Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership (12 agencies) X X X X X
12/19/16 Bardin Santa Fe Irrigation District X X X X
12/19/16 Camacho Santa Clara Valley Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Maisch Placer County Water Agency X
12/19/16 Williams Bay Area Clean Water Agencies X
12/19/16 Rebensdorf City of San Clemente X X X X
12/19/16 Paulson, Gain California Urban Water Agencies X X X X
12/19/16 Straus Citrus Heights Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Figueroa City of Norwalk X X X X X
12/19/16 Stoldt Monterey Peninsula Water Management District X X X X
12/19/16 Hunt Central Basin Municipal Water District X X
12/19/16 West WateReuse California X X
12/19/16 Wickstrum Casitas Municipal Water District X X X X
12/19/16 Arant Valley Center Municipal Water District X X X X X X
12/19/16 Upadhyay Metropolitan Water District of Southern  California X X
12/19/16 Steuer County of San Diego X X X X
12/19/16 Woodling Regional Water Authority X X X
12/16/16 Ledbetter Livermore, CA X
12/16/16 McIntyre Dublin San Ramon Services District X X X
12/16/16 Bradbury Montebello Land and Water Company X X X X X
12/16/16 Drake Rincon del Diablo Water District X X X X
12/16/16 Ortega Cal Mutuals X
12/16/16 Pruim Vallecitos Water District X X
12/16/16 Warmerdam Rural County Representatives of California X X
12/16/16 MacPherson Almansor Properties X
12/16/16 Shoenberger Mesa Water District X X
12/16/16 Hollabaugh Truckee Donner Public Uility District X X
12/16/16 Barber Paradise Irrigation District X
12/16/16 Coleman Rowland Water District X X X X X
12/16/16 Fahnoe Crestview Mutual Water Company X
12/16/16 Lugo Helix Water District X X X
12/16/16 Gryczko City of Davis X
12/16/16 Keaten Solano Irrigation District X X
12/15/16 Sanders San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce X
12/15/16 Marcantonio Yorba Linda Water District X X
12/15/16 Firestone,Cooley,Seaton,Quinn,Clary, Everts Community Water Center, Southern California Watershed Alliance, Pacific Institute, Leadership Counsel for Justice & Accountability, Natural Resources Defense Council, Clean Water Action California, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water X X
12/15/16 White City of Poway X X X
12/15/16 Chambers Carlsbad Municipal Water District X X X
12/15/16 Deese City of National City X X
12/15/16 Cole Newhall County Water District X X
12/15/16 Lund San Diego East County Regional Chamberr of Commerce X X
12/15/16 Solbrig South Tahoe Public Utility District X X
12/15/16 Thorner Olivehain Municipal Water District X X X X
12/14/16 Barrett Coachella Valley Water District X X X
12/14/16 Stapleton San Diego County Water Authority X X X
12/13/16 LaMoreaux Palmdale Water District X    
12/13/16 Yamashita Mammoth Community Water District   X
12/13/16 Desmond Plumbing Manufacturers International   X
12/12/16 Woodling Sacramento Groundwater Authority   X
12/12/16 Sedwick Del Paso Manor Water District   X
11/08/16 Marcus Los Angeles Power and Water   X
10/28/16 Osann NRDC, Pacific Institute, Community Water Center   X
10/27/16 Wickstrum Casitas Municipal Water District X
10/27/16 Leach Santa Margarita Water District X X  
10/26/16 Davids Modesto Irrigation District X X  
10/26/16 Knutson MBK engineers X X  
10/25/16 Arant Valley Center MWD X X  
10/20/16 Nicholas Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District (WRMWSD) X
10/20/16 Lucero Email comments at UAG X
10/20/16 Grisso North Marin Water District  (NMWD) X
10/19/16 Thomas Rincon Water X
10/19/16 Lee NRDC & Pacific Institute X
10/18/16 Peifer, et al ACWA and 60+ water agencies X
10/18/16 Cooley Pacific Institute, Natural Resources Defense Council, WaterNow Alliance, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Climate Resolve, Community Water Center, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (Listed as NGO) X
10/17/16 Coate Easy Bay Municipal Utility District X
10/17/16 Chase San Diego County wastewater agencies X X
10/17/16 Burt Irrigation Training and Research Center (ITRC) X
10/14/16 West NRDC, CalCAN, CAFF, Pacific Institute X
10/13/16 Segovia City of Lompoc X
10/12/16 Helliker Humboldt Bay MWD X
10/12/16 Aminzadeh Pacific Institute, Natural Resources Defense Council, WaterNow Alliance, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Climate Resolve, Community Water Center, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (Listed as NGO) X
10/11/16 Gore Gualco Group Inc X X  
10/7/16 Robbins Vallecitos Water District X
10/4/16 Munds San Luis Obispo County Public Works X
10/3/16 Goddard Santa Cruz Water District X
9/30/16 Segovia City of Lompoc X
9/28/16 Arant Valley Center Municipal Water District X X X
9/26/16 Lopez Moulton Niguel Water District X   3 PDF instructions
9/22/16 Pollard Sonoma County Water Agency X X   3 PDF instructions
9/21/16 Pieroni City of San Diego X 3 PDF instructions
9/19/16 Watton Otay Water District X X   3 PDF instructions
9/16/16 Parks Santa Fe Irrigation District X     3 PDF instructions
9/16/16 Stafford Camrosa Water District X X   3 PDF instructions
9/16/16 Thorner North San Diego Water Reuse Coalition X X   3 PDF instructions
9/16/16 Verbeke and Lugo Helix Water District X X   3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Carlisle Padre Dam Municipal Water District X X 3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Garner Long Beach Water X   3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Ritchie San Francisco Public Utilities Commission   X   3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Stapleton San Diego County Water Agency X     3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 White City of Poway X X   3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Thomas Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District X     3 PDF instructions
9/15/16 Dale City of Oceanside X     3 PDF instructions
9/14/16 Evan Coachella Valley Water District X     3 PDF instructions
9/14/16 Finch Mesa Water District X X X   3 PDF instructions
9/13/16 Arant Valley Center Municipal Water District X     3 PDF instructions
9/12/16 Porse University of California, Los Angeles X     3 PDF instructions
9/6/16 Cooley, Tracy and Firestone Pacific Institute, NRDC, Community Water Center   X   X 3 PDF instructions
9/2/16 Goddard City of Santa Cruz   X   3 PDF instructions
9/2/16 Wolfarth Rain Bird Corporation   X 3 PDF instructions
8/31/16 Arant Valley Center Municipal Water District   X   3 PDF instructions
8/31/16 Olson Dublin San Ramon Services District   X   3 PDF instructions
8/29/16 McKinney City of Roseville X X X 3 PDF instructions
8/26/16 Woodling Regional Water Autority, Sacramento Groundwater Authority X X X 3 PDF instructions
8/17/16 Arant Valley Center Municipal Water District X X X 3 PDF instructions
8/16/16 Estournes Gardenworks Inc. X 3 PDF instructions