Check out Local Government Commission’s factsheets on water accessibility, and resilient watersheds and fire management. Additionally, check out LGC’s post on curbing post-pandemic traffic.
#OurWaterOurVoice: Toward Equitable Implementation of LA County’s Safe Clean Water Program
The Safe Clean Water Program (SCWP), established in 2018 by Measure W, generates approximately $300 million annually for multi-benefit stormwater infrastructure projects across Los Angeles… Read More »
Environment Program Snapshot: Community Foundation Water Initiative
The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation launched the Community Foundation Water Initiative with Smart Growth California in 2015 to address the effects of severe weather… Read More »
Community Foundations: Drivers of Inclusive and Meaningful Local Change
This report examines and surfaces key outcomes and lessons learned from TFN’s three community foundation partnership programs: (1) The Community Foundation Water Initiative; (2) Partners… Read More »
Equitable Engagement in Water and Land Use Planning Resources
Check out the eight Guiding Principles for Equitable Engagement in Coordinated Planning culminated from the water and land use policy briefing we co-hosted with the… Read More »
Policy Innovations to Secure Drinking Water for All
Water Foundation and US Water Alliance’s new report illustrates safe drinking solutions learned from their roundtables with nearly 100 water leaders across the country.
Droughts, Fires, and Floods
Local Government Commission’s white paper describes how integrated planning can help reduce drought, fire, and flood impacts, especially for our most vulnerable community members.
Water-Smart Housing Development
Local Government Commission’s translation paper, Water-Smart Housing Development, addresses sprawl and affordable housing concerns through water and land use integration.
Creating Sustainable Communities and Landscapes
California Strategic Growth Council, OPR, and CALAFCO’s report recommends practices and tools for local collaboration on climate-smart growth.
Integrating Water Efficiency Into Land Use Planning in the Interior West
This Guidebook from Western Resources Advocates provides hundreds of techniques, sample codes/policies, and community examples to reduce the water footprint of new development.