Kings Basin Integrated Regional Water Management Plan

The Kings Basin Water Authority (Water Authority) is updating its October 2012 Kings Basin Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) to align with the California Department of Water Resources 2016 IRWM Guidelines. The Draft IRWMP is available for public review beginning August 27, 2018. Comments must be submitted in writing to the Kings Basin Water Authority, Attn. Soua Lee, 4886 E. Jensen Ave, Fresno, CA 93725 or by email to, no later than September 14, 2018. 

The Water Authority intends to adopt the IRWMP at the October 17, 2018 Water Authority Board meeting beginning at 9:30 am at the Fresno County Farm Bureau.  

The Draft IRWMP is available here: Kings Basin IRWMP


The IRWMP defines problems and issues; regional goals and objectives; water management strategies; and projects to enhance the beneficial uses of water for the Kings Basin Region. Now in its second edition, the current IRWMP is the outcome of a more than two-year collaborative planning process that included a Disadvantaged Community (DAC) pilot study, extensive stakeholder involvement and numerous meetings among various work groups and participants. The final plan document was adopted by the Kings Basin Water Authority Board of Directors on October 17, 2012.

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