Climate Change | Santa Clara Valley Water
FYI 10/16/19 | 8:17 AM: Applications for Water 101 Academy now available! Be a Water Champion and learn about all things water impacting our region, as well as current and future water projects in your community. Apply by Oct. 25
Your Water
Ensuring safe, reliable water
Image
Your Water
Page Title
Your Water
Back to top

Climate Change

Content

Climate Change Effects on Resources

Climate Change in California

(Click on images to see full size.)

Valley Water's ability to provide clean, reliable water supply, natural flood protection, and water resources stewardship may be challenged in the future by the potential of warmer temperatures, changing precipitation and runoff patterns, reduced snow pack and rising sea levels.

Managing climate change-related uncertainties, vulnerabilities, or risks is critical to fulfill the district's mission. Valley Water has been addressing these risks and working on reducing its contributions to climate change through greenhouse reduction efforts since 2008.

All of our efforts are being reviewed and new strategies will be added through the development of a Climate Change Action Plan to be completed in 2019.

Key components of the district's responses to climate change include: