Science Inventory

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (External Review Draft)

Notice:

EPA is announcing a 45-day public comment period for the external review draft report titled, Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (External Review Draft) . The document, prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment's Global Climate Research Staff, was announced in a August 23, 2010 Federal Register Notice.

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/077A, 2010.

Impact/Purpose:

This report presents a series of case studies describing the approaches currently being taken by four water utilities in the United States to assess their vulnerability to climate change.

Description:

EPA has released this draft document solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. EPA will consider any public comments submitted in accordance with this notice when revising the document.

Additionally, a companion to the report was developed in parallel by the EPA Office of Water, "Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: A Review of Water Utility Practices (EPA 800-R-10-001)", and released in September 2010.

URLs/Downloads:

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (Project Overview)

Consolidated Comments from the External Peer Review (Final)   (PDF,11 pp, 119 KB,  about PDF)

Consolidated Comments from the Public Comment Period (Final)   (PDF,3 pp, 18 KB,  about PDF)

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: Four Case Studies of Water Utility Practices (External Review Draft)   (PDF,72 pp, 1661 KB,  about PDF)

FR Notice: Aug 23, 2010   Exit

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: A Review of Water Utility Practices (EPA 800-R-10-001)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Product Published Date: 08/20/2010
Record Last Revised: 12/13/2013
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 226435

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

IMMEDIATE OFFICE