Brandt Water Strategies can provide advisory, analytical, negotiation, and coordination services on a wide array of issues.  We can act as an extension of agency executive staff, coordinate collaborative efforts, provide “third party” analysis of operations, or direct or complement the work of larger consultant firms.

Here are some of the services we can provide.  If you don’t see the service you need, please contact us to find out if we can help you.  Our email and phone are on the Contact tab above.

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) — Implementation

  • inter-agency coordination/collaboration
  • public engagement strategies and facilitation
  • Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) formation
  • public engagement strategies
  • Basin Boundary Modification analysis and submission

Water Resources — Planning

  • groundwater basin management
  • salt and nutrient management
  • recycled water
  • TMDL implementation/coordination
  • water quality compliance
  • stormwater capture and treatment
  • irrigation management
  • many others

Regulatory Permit Negotiation/Issuance/Compliance

  • Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • State Water Resources Control Board
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Others

Inter-Agency/Watershed/Regional Collaboration

Process Improvements

  • engineering
  • operations
  • customer service
  • administration

Water Agency Management

  • agency management analysis
  • operational performance audits
  • reorganizations
  • Board of Directors interactions
  • governance issues
  • Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) coordination
  • water and sewer rate strategies

Land Development Assistance

  • coordination with local agencies

Public Outreach and Legislative Affairs