Sonoma Water is a wholesaler of potable water, serving nine primary municipal customers in Sonoma and Marin Counties. In accordance with the Urban Water Management Planning Act (California Water Code §10608-10656) Sonoma Water is updating its Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and associated Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP) for 2020 in coordination with community stakeholders. Sonoma Water will hold a public hearing in May 2021 to receive public comment on the updated plans. The hearing will take place virtually in accordance with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20. The exact date and time will be updated below.
Sonoma Water’s updated UWMP will discuss and describe the following:
Existing water supplies and transmission system facilities;
Projected water demands in Sonoma Water’s service area over the next 25 years;
Projected water supplies available to Sonoma Water over the next 25 years, the reliability of that supply, and general schedules for water supply projects;
Climate change impacts to water supply;
Current and planned Sonoma Water water conservation activities;
An updated and separately adopted Water Shortage Contingency Plan; and
A comparison of water supply and water demand over the next 25 years under different hydrological assumptions (normal year, single dry year, multiple dry years).
Schedule for preparation and approval of the Plan:
Coordinate with water retailers, city planners, other external stakeholders: Through April 2021
Complete Draft 2020 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Appendix C): View or Download PDF