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The Sonoma County Water Agency works local and national levels to reduce the carbon footprint of its water supply and to improve the overall sustainability of its operations and its community. The Agency aggressively pursues federal and state grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission to fund innovative energy and sustainability projects. The Agency pursues partnerships with research and academic entities as additional funding support for feasibility studies.  Policies that the Agency is pursuing include:

  • Carbon Free Water by 2015
  • Annual registration of greenhouse gas emissions in the California Climate Action Registry
  • Participation in the Renewable Energy Secure Communities (RESCO) partnership
  • Participation in the Climate Protection Campaign
  • Founding member of the Applied Solutions Coalition
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