REGULATORY SUPPORT

Land IQ helps clients understand and meet regulatory requirements. We provide technical review and interpretation of developing regulatory policy and build customized tools that help them implement long-term strategies. Land IQ has provided analytical tools to map and interpret impacts of groundwater quality assessments, groundwater recharge potential, wildfire burn intensities, impervious surfaces, invasive species, forest and wetland ecosystems, and greenhouse gas sequestration potential. Land IQ also assists clients with permitting, regulatory analysis and reporting, and endangered species consultation and management.

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Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

Land IQ determines data needs and provides spatial data sets to Groundwater Sustainability Agencies to assist in the development and implementation of their Groundwater Sustainability Plans. Click here to learn more about the data resources available to GSAs.

Urban Landscape Area Measurement (LAM)

Land IQ has assisted a number of urban water providers in understanding the impacts of the Department of Water Resources' (DWR) Urban Landscape Area Measurement and any downstream impacts on water budgets as it relates to statewide water conservation efforts.

Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability (CV-SALTS)

Land IQ attends policy development meetings, provides technical review of policy documents and delivers regular updates to the Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Board of Directors to help them understand implications of water quality regulations and participate in developing new regulatory policy.

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP) Nitrogen Management Plan and Analysis

Land IQ collects, manages, analyzes and reports the Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition's members’ nitrogen application information to develop the Irrigation and Nitrogen Management Plan Summary report and provide grower outreach and feedback, as required by this client’s ILRP Waste Discharge Requirements.