California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply releases ag water stewardship recommendations

by ehightow — last modified Jun 22, 2011 04:31 PM

The California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply released a set of proposed strategic actions to increase water security for California agriculture while maintaining or improving other beneficial uses.

Roundtable members identified agricultural water stewardship as a key area of importance for sound long-term water management. In its report, Water Stewardship: Recommendations to Optimize Outcomes for Specialty Crop Growers and the Public in California, roundtable members present a unified set of principles for agricultural water stewardship. The report also identifies a set of targeted recommendations for state agencies, water suppliers, local water management groups, and the agricultural and research communities designed to facilitate long-term solutions.

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