San Luis Obispo County Water Resources

Division of Public Works


San Luis Obispo County Integrated Regional Water Management



The June 2014 Public Draft IRWM Plan Update has been released! Comments will be accepted until 5 PM, July 7, 2014.


Click HERE to view the June 2014 Public Draft SLO County Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Plan.




What is the IRWM?

Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) is a collaborative effort to manage all aspects of water resources in a region.


  • Crosses jurisdictional, watershed, and political boundaries
  • Involves multiple agencies, stakeholders, individuals, and groups
  • Addresses regional issues and differing perspectives of all the entities involved through mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Develops multi-benefit solutions


Upcoming IRWM Meetings

Join the RWMG for its upcoming subregional workshops to discuss the public draft IRWM Plan.Workshops will be held June 19-20, 2014 at various locations:


  • North County Sub-Region Workshop, June 19, 9am-11am: at the Templeton Community Center, 601 South Main Street, Templeton, CA
  • North Coast Sub-Region Workshop, June 20, 9am-11am: at the Morro Bay Veterans Hall, 209 Surf Street, Morro Bay, CA
  • South County Sub-Region Workshop, June 20, 1pm-3pm: at the Nipomo Community Services District, 148 South Wilson Street, Nipomo, CA


For past meetings and workshops click here.


Regional Water Management Group

   San Luis Obispo County

   SLO Co Flood Control District

   California Men's Colony

   Cambria CSD

   City of Arroyo Grande

   City of Grover Beach

   City of Morro Bay

   City of Paso Robles

   City of Pismo Beach

   City of San Luis Obispo

   Central Coast Salmon Enhancement

   Coastal San Luis RCD

   Heritage Ranch CSD

   Land Conservancy

   Los Osos CSD

   Morro Bay National Estuary Program

   Nipomo CSD

   Oceano CSD

   Templeton CSD

   San Miguel CSD

   San Simeon CSD

   S&T Mutual Water Company

   Upper Salinas Las Tablas RCD


RWMG Memorandum of Understanding (unsigned)


Member List Updated 12.11.13

State News and Workshops

Under construction.


2013/14 IRWMP Update: Latest Documents for Review

We welcome comments on the June 2014 Public Draft IRWM Plan:



Please email comments to Carolyn Berg at


Region Acceptance Process



Implementation Grants

  • For the expedited round for drought project implementation grant solicitation, click here. The final grant application is due on July 21, 2014.


Planning Grants

DWR Documents and Links

DWR IRWM Prop 84/1E Links


Central Coast Funding Area



Miscellaneous Documents

SLO County IRWM Plans


Grant Applications




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