Long-range planning is key to the success of the MWA. Planning for future water supplies well in advance of water needs is critical for the sustainability of high-growth areas such as the High Desert. Our planning documents guide management actions to sustain the region's water resources.
Key Planning Documents
2015 Urban Water Management Plan
An update to the 2010 Urban Water Management Plan, this document provides a framework for action and acts as a general guide for water management.
2015 Mojave Salt and Nutrient Management Plan
2014 Mojave Region Integrated Regional Water Management Plan
An update to the 2004 Regional Water Management Plan, the 2014 IRWM Plan sets a vision for the future of water management in the High Desert. This water needs assessment, developed by a Project Team with broad stakeholder input, identifies current regional water resource management needs and issues, and evaluates strategies for addressing the Region's challenges. (More about IRWMP)
2004 Regional Water Management Plan
The RWMP provides a road map for a long-term, balance water supply in the region. The Plan was developed in collaboration with local stakeholders, such as water and wastewater agencies, and evaluates potential water supply projects and programs that provide regional benefit. The IRWMP also provides a basis for acquiring State and Federal funding for local water supply and management projects.
Regional Water Management Plan
Environmental Impact Report
Supplement A (2005 Urban Water Management Plan)
Deep Creek Hydroelectric Project
California Water Plan California Department of Water Resources Statewide Integrated Water Management