California Growing Water Smart Guidebook

Tailored for California, this guide lays a foundation for how leaders can integrate water and land use planning, mitigate water demand and address issues of uncertainty and community resilience.  

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GROWING WATER SMART: METRICS GUIDE

Measure the progress you’re making in integrating water and land use planning and the Impacts of those actions so you can make data-informed decisions on how to intentionally adapt. This guidebook recommends common… MORE ›

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Arizona Growing Water Smart Guidebook

Tailored for Arizona, this guide lays a foundation for how leaders can integrate water and land use planning, mitigate water demand and address issues of uncertainty and community resilience.

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Colorado Growing Water Smart: Front Range

The Sonoran Institute and Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy’s Growing Water Smart program introduces communities to the full range of communications, public engagement, planning, and policy implementation tools to realize their… MORE ›

Stu Feinglas, Senior Water Resources Analyst at the City of Westminster, will share steps taken towards increasing Westminster’s water resilience. Kevin Reidy, Water Conservation Technical Specialist at the Colorado Water Conservation Board, and… MORE ›

Growing Water Smart RFP: Arizona

Download the PDF Growing Water Smart: Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop When: February 5–7, 2020 Where: Phoenix, AZ Application Deadline: August 2, 2019 The impacts of a hotter and drier climate in… MORE ›

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Driving Forces of Change

How can we plan for a future we can’t predict? Through Exploratory Scenario Planning, Resilient Communities and Watersheds helps communities in the Intermountain West create long-term plans that are effective across a range… MORE ›

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Resilient Communities Starter Kit
Resilient Communities Starter Kit

The Resilient Communities Starter Kit is a guide for communities who are ready to build resilience to the impacts of climate change but are looking for a place to begin. Tailored for communities… MORE ›

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Planning for Climate Change in the West

The paper highlights how local planners could implement land use–related practices and policies to take action against climate change impacts in their communities. Building on that research, this report offers tools and case… MORE ›

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