Announcements

The following announcements were sent to the Strategies for IRWM mailing list and other mailing lists supported by the Department of Water Resources.

 
What's Next?

In the upcoming months DWR will be working to:

  • Create the Draft Strategies for the Future of IRWM in California.
  • Conduct two public workshops to discuss the draft Plan, one in Southern California and one in Northern California.
  • Incorporate public comments and publish the Final Strategies for the Future of IRWM in California.
 

September 9, 2014 – Release of Report
The report, "Review of IRWM Planning and Implementation in California" is now available at www.water.ca.gov/irwm/stratplan/resources.cfm. This report presents the results of a review of IRWM planning and implementation activities in California. The results were initially shared with IRWM stakeholders at the second round of strategic plan workshops held in October and November 2013. Updated results, as well as additional information, are provided in the subject report.

 

April 08, 2014 – Release of Report
The report, "Emerging Investment Strategies" is now available at www.water.ca.gov/irwm/stratplan/resources.cfm. Emerging Investment Strategies for the Future of IRWM is aimed at timely dissemination of concepts for future IWM/IRWM investments in California. The strategies were derived from stakeholder input at the 10 strategic plan workshops hosted throughout 2013.

 

March 24, 2014 – Release of Report
The report, "Stakeholder Input on Goals, Objectives, and Strategies" is now available at www.water.ca.gov/irwm/stratplan/resources.cfm. The report documents stakeholder input obtained at the second round of IRWM strategic plan workshops concerning the objectives and strategies for the future of IRWM, as well as for the strategic goals developed from the first round of workshops.

 

August 28, 2013 – Save the Date
The locations and dates of the next round of Strategic Plan workshops have been announced! These workshops will be free and open to the public. Details about the workshops will be announced soon. Show...

 

July 25, 2013 – Release of Report
The report, "Stakeholder Input on Vision and Goals" is now available at www.water.ca.gov/irwm/stratplan/resources.cfm. The report documents the strategic plan Vision and Goals Workshop process and input received from stakeholders at the workshops.

 

March 14, 2013 – Location Change, May 15 Workshop – Stakeholder Focus Group
The location of the May 15 Strategic Plan Workshop has been changed from Red Bluff to Redding. This workshop will now be held at the Redding Veterans Hall located at 1605 Yuba Street in Redding.
The Strategic Plan Stakeholder Focus Group has been formed and has had its first meeting. Show...

 

February 13, 2013 – Vision and Goal Setting Workshops Scheduled
DWR is hosting five (5) regional workshops throughout the State to develop the vision and long-term goals for the future of IRWM. These workshops, which will be free and open to public, will occur in April and May 2013. Click here for further details.

 

January 9, 2013 – Save-the-Date Notice – Vision and Goal Setting Workshops
Five (5) day-long vision and goal setting workshops are planned in April and May for the development of the Strategic Plan for the Future of Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) in California. These dates were selected to avoid major water-related conferences and similar events of statewide significance, along with other considerations. The exact location of each workshop will be announced as soon as workshop facilities are secured. Show...

 

December 11, 2012 – IRWM Strategic Plan Update
In order to maximize stakeholder involvement, vision and goal-setting workshops will now be held in April 2013 to avoid the application preparation and submittal period for Proposition 1E stormwater grants and Proposition 84 implementation grants. DWR is also forming a focus group to provide review and feedback on stakeholder engagement efforts and has posted an initial set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to the website to inform stakeholders about the strategic plan development effort. Show...

 

November 8, 2012 – Contact Information Request
The DWR's Strategic Plan Development Support Team is requesting up-to-date contact information for each IRWM Region/ Regional Water Management Group. Show...

 

November 5, 2012 – IRWM Strategic Plan Update
The Strategic Plan Development Support Team held a strategic plan session at the CWP Plenary in Sacramento on September 13, 2012 and has posted the presentation to the website. Goals-setting workshops, initially planned for Fall 2012, are now being planned for early 2013. DWR also invites IRWM stakeholders to complete a web-based survey to provide input on the development of the draft Outreach and Communication Plan. Show...