Water Determinations The Practice of Water Analysis and Staff Reports

Held January 18, 2008 in Sacramento.

This hands-on workshop will give LAFCo staff, consultants and stakeholders an in-depth look at the techniques for analyzing and preparing LAFCo staff reports and recommendations. Participants will explore the elements of a LAFCo review of applications including the required information for SOI and MSR determinations, plan for services, CEQA review, timely availability, and potential LAFCo actions and conditions. Participants will be introduced to a number of case studies, including how to analyze Urban Water Management Plans and other water supply assessments. Other class highlights include where to find supply and demand data, implications of recent water decisions and adjudications on availability determinations, assessing water rights, and your questions.