SB 5536 - DIGEST

Promotes active water management that protects and restores sustainable water supplies for our communities, farms, and ecosystems.

Promotes water supply assessments as a foundational and science-based extension of current watershed planning and implementation efforts to project future water supply needs and availability.

Reforms current statutory provisions to promote administrative efficiencies and active water management.

Directs the department of ecology to recommend ways to make the state's water resource management program financially self-sufficient.

Eliminates the water rights tracking system account.