Comments re the Regional Water Authority (RWA) Planning Forum

On January 11, 2019, the Environmental Council of Sacramento and Habitat 2020, sent comments regarding the Regional Water Authority (RWA) Planning Forum. Below is the content of our letter in full. John Woodling Executive Director Regional Water Authority 5620 Birdcage Street, Ste 180 Citrus Heights, CA 95610 Subject: Regional Water Authority (RWA) Planning Forum Dear […]

Regional Groundwater Sustainability – The Plans are Finished so what’s Next?

Over the past several years local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) charged with managing the region’s groundwater have been assessing the condition of the region’s groundwater resources and developing monitoring systems and management plans and projects to maintain the sustainability of these resources for the foreseeable future. These efforts have resulted in the completion of three […]

Comments re American River Basin Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update

On January 11, 2019, the Environmental Council of Sacramento and Habitat 2020, sent comments regarding the 2018 update of the American River Basin Integrated Regional Water Management Plan. Below is the content of our letter in full. Richard M. Johnson (Sent via email to johnsonr[at]saccounty[dot]net) Executive Director of Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency 1007 7th […]

Approval of the Alternative Plan to the Groundwater Sustainability Plan

On October 23, 2018, ECOS sent a letter to the California Department of Water Resources regarding the Approval of the Alternative Plan to the Groundwater Sustainability Plan. Below is the text of our letter. Click here to view the letter in PDF. October 23, 2018 Karla Nemeth, DirectorDepartment of Water Resources1416 Ninth StreetSacramento, CA 95814Email: Janiene[dot]Friend[at]water[dot]ca[dot]gov […]

Ground Water Recharge

Ground Water Recharge: A Pathway Toward Regional Environmental Improvement and Water Supply Security Presentation to ECOS Board September 25, 2018 at 6 PM The current and future water supply security for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and conservation landowner customers in the Sacramento Region (Region) appears to be satisfactory when one reviews the water supply assessments contained […]

Committees

COMMITTEES For meeting schedule, Zoom/phone links, see Meeting Schedule. CLIMATE CHANGE Chair: Ralph Propper Team Leads: Land Use – Jon Ellison and Heather FargoTransportation – John DeeterGreen Building – May-Lin ChangEnvironmental Justice – pending This new committee will make climate change a primary focus for ECOS advocacy, and a pivot point for its land use, […]