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Water Resources Planning and Urban Growth

Examine the links between water resources and land use planning, with practical suggestions on how to integrate water resources into community plans and projects. Learn how to determine the exact water demands from land use plans and development projects. Study essential state and federal laws and get expert advice on implementing the water supply assessments required under state law. Receive the latest information on water use efficiency certification and BMP development. This class is essential for anyone involved in an Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.

Clarify your understanding of the primary components of California’s water management systems, and explore innovative site planning techniques to conserve water and link drainage, water quality and habitat. This course emphasizes basic techniques and methods for developing connections between land use decisions and water supply, and for analyzing water project impacts. This course includes a copy of the book, Water and Land Use, co-written by Jeff Loux and Karen Johnson.

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Earn a Certificate

This course is part of these certificate programs:

Land Use and Environmental Planning