Planning

The Long Beach Water Department's planning and reporting documents focus on water supply reliability.

The Urban Water Management Plan represents LBWD's long-term plan to assure adequate water supplies, evaluates sources of water supply, efficient uses of water, water recycling and conservation activities.

The Water Conservation and Water Supply Shortage Plan outlines policies that guide water shortage management and establish a basis for dealing with varying levels of shortages.  

LBWD has analyzed water supply reliability for the Emergency Regulation for Statewide Conservation.

In May 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law new Water Use Efficiency Legislation. Read FAQs about the new law and making water conservation our California way of life.