Your Input for the California Water Plan

To All,

This is a message from DPR on getting public input to help shape the California Water Plan.


Do you have opinions about sustainable water management in California?

Here is your opportunity to have your say and help shape the state’s overall water planning document.

From the Department of Water Resources:

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is working on Update 2018 of the California Water Plan (Update 2018). Central to this Update is an assessment of how effective current water actions (programs and projects) are in advancing sustainable water management in California. Your contributions to this assessment will help shape State government water policies and investment priorities in Update 2018. You are also welcome to share this survey with others.

For the purpose of this assessment, we ask that you respond to the survey questions from an overall statewide perspective – not at a regional, agency, or organizational level – based on your current knowledge and experience. There is an opportunity to elaborate your point of view in the comment dialogue boxes of the survey.

Before taking this survey, we ask that you first read two short online articles – the Water Management Effectiveness Framework Overview and the California Water Sustainability Brochure. The overview and the brochure will provide you context, definitions and the focus of the assessment, and they will assist you in responding to the survey questions.

It will take you about 15-20 minutes to complete the multiple-choice questions; and you may need more time to include written comments in the dialogue boxes. Your comments will be valuable for informing the findings of the California Water Management Effectiveness Assessment. The survey can be completed in multiple sessions and you can return to the survey where you left off provided that you use the same device and browser.

We thank you in advance for participating in the California Water Management Effectiveness Assessment survey.