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Access to Capital
Articles

Summary: This guidebook was created to improve access to capital for businesses and provide awareness for a strong financial ecosystem. A financial toolbox for businesses and industry leaders today; it identifies roadblocks, offers available resources, and provides current access to capital.

Keywords: Industry Clusters, Small Business, Capital, California Financial Opportunities Roundtable CalFOR,

Categories: Publication

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Alfalfa Production in California
Articles

Summary: As a crucial crop for hay production due to its yield per year, the alfalfa crop is the first to be produced under irrigation.

Keywords: Acreage, Yield, Hay Production, Climate, Southern California, San Joaquin Valley, Water Prices

Categories: Publication

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Assembly Bill 1471
Legislation

Summary: Referred to as the Water Bond, repeals the 2009 Water Bond and allocates $7.545 billion to Prop. 1 and reacts $435 in unspent bonds towards water resources related projects.

Keywords: Proposition 1, Statewide Water System Operational Improvements, Drought Preparedness, Protecting Rivers, Groundwater Sustainability, Water Recycling, Regional Water Security, Reliable Drinking Water, Flood Management, Water Quality, Supply, Infrastructure Improvement Act, Appropriation, General Bonds

Categories: Assembly Bill

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Assembly Bill 1668
Legislation

Summary: Jointly enacted with SB 606, involves the State Water Resources Control Board and Department of Water Resources to implement urban water management plans and drought contingency planning, including increased water efficiency use, reporting requirements, and penalty violations.

Keywords Water Shortage Contingency Analysis (WSCA), Urban Water Management Plans (UWMP), SB 606, State Water Resources Control Board, Department of Water Resources, Reporting Requirements, Bonus Incentives, Urban Retail Water Supplier, Annual Report

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Assembly Bill 1739
Legislation

Summary: Part one of a three bill package, also known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), authorizes local agencies to submit and enact a groundwater management plan with goals to reach sustainable water yields. Local agencies referred to as Groundwater Sustainability Agencies, are granted authority to enforce regulation and charge fees related to the groundwater management plan.

Keywords: Groundwater Management Plan, Department of Water Resources, Basin, Groundwater Sustainability Agency, Water Rights Funds, State-Mandated Local Program,

Categories: Assembly Bill

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Assembly Bill 574
Legislation

Summary: The State Water Resources Control Board is required to implement a uniform water recycling system for potable reuse through raw water augmentation will be adopted by end of 2023.

Keywords: Direct Potable Reuse, Raw Water Augmentation, Surface Water Augmentation, Reservoir Water Augmentation, Uniform Water Recycling Criteria, Drinking Water

Categories: Assembly Bill

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Assembly Bill No. 1890
Legislation

Summary: AB 1890 would amend the Public Utilities Act allowing the restructure of the electricity market to become more competitive in California by allowing customer end-users to choose their electricity provider. While under direct supervision of Independent System Operator (ISO) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to continuously provide efficient and reliable electricity.

Keywords: Public Utility, Public Utilities Commission, Infrastructure, Independent System Operator (ISO), Federal Energy Regulatory (FERC), Bergeson-Peace, Economic Development, Restructure, Customer, Competition, Legislature, Transmission, Electricity Generation

Categories: Assembly Bill

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Assembly Bill No. 523
Legislation

Summary: This bill prioritizes disadvantaged and low-income communities to be allocated a portion of CEC budget; to scrutinize any adverse localized health impacts and fund clean energy projects.

Keywords: California Energy Commission, Electric Program Investment Charge, Disadvantaged, Low Income Communities, Technology Demonstration and Deployment, Public Utilities Commission, Renewable Energy, Research, Development Programs

Categories: Assembly Bill

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California Agricultural Water Electrical Energy Requirements
Articles

Summary: Agricultural irrigation water supplies travel through various districts before reaching its destination and require energy from different sectors throughout California. This report will analyze current energy requirements, historical transfer of water, various scenarios for future energy requirements, and reservoir sensitivity to our erratic climate change.

Keywords: Agricultural Irrigation, Irrigation Districts, Water Transfer Agreements, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), Department of Water Resources (DWR), Energy Requirements, Groundwater Pumping, Aqueduct Pumping

Categories: Publication, Report

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California Significant Droughts 2015
Articles

Summary: This paper outlines various drought conditions in California. It compares California’s, most current dry years from 2012-2014, drought conditions with significant historical droughts statewide; discusses lessons learned and how to improve drought preparedness for future dry years.

Keywords: Drought, California, Climate Change, Paleoclimate, Hydroclimate, Drought impact, Dry Periods, Historical, ENSO, Statewide, Comparison

Categories: Publication, Report

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