Event: California Water Commission Meeting
Date:Thu, Jan 18th 2018, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location:State of California, Resources Building 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium Sacramento, CA 95814
The January meeting of the California Water Commission has been pushed back one day. It will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18, in Sacramento. The commissioners will elect a new chair and vice
chair before receiving their staff’s proposed outline for the 2017 State Water Project Review
The California Water Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate. Seven members are chosen for their general expertise related to the control, storage, and beneficial use of water and two are chosen for their knowledge of the environment. The Commission provides a public forum for discussing water issues, advises the Department of Water Resources (DWR), and takes appropriate statutory actions to further the development of policies that support integrated and sustainable water resource management and a healthy environment. Statutory duties include advising the Director of DWR, approving rules and regulations, and monitoring and reporting on the construction and operation of the State Water Project.