Water Supply and the Increasing Importance of Urban Water Management Plans - Bill Devine

Within the past 15 years, water has become a big focus in environmental impact reports (EIRs). Legislation requires that large projects provide a water supply analysis to show that there will be a sufficient and ample water supply, based on a 20 year time frame. Water supply analysis is a very tricky thing because you are dealing with something that may be there certain years but not other years. Urban Water management plans are developed by water districts. These plans become the foundational documents for the water supply assessments