Water Supply Issues Very Active Now…..
By Brenda Adelman
Agency to update water supply plans….
The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) supplies water for eight prime contractors in Sonoma County and Marin. SCWA’s Board of Directors is the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, who also serve as Directors of about 17 County Agencies. This creates conflict in situations where adequate water supplies must be certified in order for new development to be approved.
The Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) is a required planning document that is completed by SCWA every five years and must include information on projected water needs for all SCWA water customers, details on how the water will be supplied, and the constraints in doing so, descriptions of water facilities, river flows, and other conditions. More »