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Project: Technical Assistance to Sacramento Valley Irrigation Districts

Description: ITRC will provide independent technical expertise and assistance for specific water conservation programs for agricultural water suppliers in the Sacramento Valley. Depending on the needs of the individual agricultural water supplier, ITRC will help through: review of modernization and water management plans; Rapid Appraisal Process visits to review operation plans and develop strategies for improved water delivery; development of guidelines and quality control assistance for on-farm irrigation evaluation and scheduling programs; independent review of plans prepared by consultants; assistance with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems and other modernization efforts; assistance with implementation of water measurement programs; development of water balances; and specialized automation algorithms and tuning for pump and canal gate automation and flow control.

Reference Number: 3860-P01-104

Implemented By: Cal Poly Corporation

Objective: ITRC will provide independent technical expertise for specific water conservation programs for individual irrigation districts, at their request. A) Reviews of modernization/water management plans. B) RAP visits to review operation plans. C) Development of guidelines in setting up on-farm irrigation evaluation programs. D) Independent review of plans or guidelines. E) Assistance with the specification and quality control of SCADA. F) Assistance with water measurement programs. G) Assistance with other modernization efforts.

Type: Water Management, Technical Assistance

Total Cost: $617,383.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/2/2020    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: San Luis Obispo

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution1/19/2017$322,438.00
Prop. 1, Water Conservation and Water Use Efficiency Plans, Projects, and Programs1/19/2017$294,945.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementWater Use Efficiency - Conservation  
Technical AssistanceTraining and Outreach  

Water Action Plan Target

Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description
Manage and Prepare for Dry PeriodsAction Description


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