What’s on the calendar this week and beyond …

tablet_calendar_800_clr_9583Time to open up those calendars and note any of these events that are of interest to you …

Coming up this week …

 

  • Webinar: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: New Requirements and Tools: On June 29 from 1 to 2pm, join the Union of Concerned Scientists for the first in a webinar series focusing on the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.  Click here for more information and to register.
  • Public scoping meetings for Delta Levee Investment Strategy EIR will be held on June 30th at 10am in West Sacramento and at 6:30pm in Stockton.  Click here for more information.
  • The Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife will meet at 9:30 am on June 30Click here for more information.
  • Almonds and lawns: On Tuesday evening, June 30th, join the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco for about the dry year and what could be a long dry run in our semi-arid state with Ellen Hanak, Director, Water Policy, Public Policy Institute of California; Felicia Marcus, Chair, California State Water Resources Board;Paul Wenger, President, California Farm Bureau Federation; and
    Marguerite Young, Director, Ward 3, East Bay Municipal Utility District Board.  Click here for more information.
  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on July 1Agenda to be posted here.
  • NEW! Impact of Drought and Marijuana Grows on Fisheries:  On July 1st, the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture will hold a hearing beginning at 10 am on the impacts of the drought and marijuana grows on fisheries.  Click here for more information.
  • NEW! Public meeting & webinar on proposed turf replacement initiative on July 2nd from 1 to 3pm.  Click here for more information.

Coming up next week and beyond …

 

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on July 7.
  • NEW! Brown Bag Seminar: Ecosystem Modeling for Adaptive Management:  Tuesday, July 7: The complexity and uncertainties facing the Bay-Delta system present challenges similar to those in the Great Lakes system. John Wolfe from LimnoTech will describe the benefits of integrated modeling as part of an adaptive management approach that can be applied to the Bay-Delta system and provide real-world lessons based on his experiences in the Great Lakes.  Click here for more information.
  • State Water Board Workshop on Conservation Water Pricing:  On July 8, the State Water Resources Control Board will hold a workshop on conservation water pricing and the implementation of directive 8 of Executive Order B-29-15 beginning at 9am in Sacramento.  Click here for more information.
  • Town Hall Forum: Water Challenges and Next Steps (Brea): Join Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang for a townhall meeting on July 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Brea Cultural Center.  Click here for more information.
  • The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee will meet on July 14 at 9:30 amClick here for more information.
  • The Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife will meet at 9:30 am on July 14Click here for more information.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 15.
  • Webinar: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: New Requirements and Tools: On July 15 from 10am to 11am, join the Union of Concerned Scientists for the second in a webinar series focusing on the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.  Click here for more information and to register.
  • NEW! Brown Bag Seminar: Delta levees – radar based monitoring from 41,000 feet:  On July 15th, from 12 to 1pm, join Dr. Cathleen Jones from Jet Propulsion Laboratory for a seminar on remote sensing of Delta levees.  The seminar will be available via webex.  Click here for more information.
  • The Delta Protection Commission will meet in Oakley on July 16.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on July 21.
  • NEW! Reinventing Water: On July 21 at 6:30pm, the Commonwealth Club discusses solutions for a parched state.  Click here for more information.
  • NEW! Open House for Central Valley Improvement Act Annual Workplans for Fiscal Year 2016: On July 22 from 9am to 12pm in Sacramento, the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold a public meeting to present and solicit comments on the Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2016. Click here for more information.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on July 23.
  • Webinar: CA Water Plan briefing on the Sacramento River, San Francisco Bay and South Coast hydrologic region groundwater updates:  On Thursday, July 27 from 9:00 to 10:30am, Join the California Water Plan Team for an overview of the featured regions and a short question and answer session. The Hydrologic Region Groundwater Updates, prepared in conjunction with Water Plan Update 2013, and as part of the California’s Groundwater Update 2013, provide more in depth information on local conditions. The session will also include an update on current and future California Department of Water Resources activities and briefings.  Click here to register.
  • NEW! CVP Cost Allocation Power Workshop:  On July 30, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Cost Allocation Study for the Central Valley Project will hold a Power Workshop on Thursday, July 30, at the Western Area Power Administration. The focus of the workshop is to discuss the detailed assumptions and inputs of the PLEXOS power modeling analysis.  Click here for more information.
  • The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will meet on July 30-31 in Rancho CordovaAgenda will be posted here.

August

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on August 4.
  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on August 5Agenda to be posted here.
  • Sierra Water Workgroup:  Please join us Monday, August 10th for the Fourth Annual Sierra Water Workgroup summer event in North Lake Tahoe.  Click here for more information.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on August 18.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, August 19.
  • The San Bernardino Water Conference will be held on Friday, August 21Click here for conference website.
  • The Urban Water Institute will hold its 22nd Annual Meeting August 26 through 28 in San Diego.  Click here for more information.
  • Webinar: CA Water Plan briefing, North Coast, North Lahontan, South Lahontan, and Colorado Region hydrologic groundwater updates: On August 26 from 9:00 to 11:30 am, join the California Water Plan Team for an overview of the featured regions and a short question and answer session. The Hydrologic Region Groundwater Updates, prepared in conjunction with Water Plan Update 2013, and as part of the California’s Groundwater Update 2013, provide more in depth information on local conditions.  The session will also include a demonstration of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) GIS-based Change in Groundwater Storage Tool: Technical Concepts and Application to the Central Valley Aquifer System. Click here for more information.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on August 27.
  • Desal Tech 2015 (San Diego): August 28-29: DesalTech 2015 is an international conference on emerging water desalination technologies in municipal and industrial use. DesalTech2015 will focus on research in emerging water desalination technologies for municipal and industrial applications. The event is co-located with the 2015 International Desalination Association (IDA) World Congress.  Click here for more information.

September

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on September 1.
  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on September 2Agenda to be posted here.
  • The New Groundwater Sustainability Plans: What's required, What's needed: One day workshop on September 2 from the Groundwater Resources Association.  More information here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on September 15.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 16.
  • The Delta Protection Commission will meet in Walnut Grove on September 17.
  • The 12th Biennial State of the Estuary conference will be held on September 17 and 18 at the Oakland Marriott at City Center.  Click here for more information.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on September 24.

October

  • The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will meet on October 1-2 in ReddingAgenda will be posted here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on October 6.
  • The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will meet on October 12-13 in SacramentoAgenda will be posted here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on October 20.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 21.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on October 22.

November

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on November 4.
  • The California Water Association 2015 Annual Conference will be held November 10-12 in MontereyClick here for more information.
  • The Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee will meet on November 16.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on November 17.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, November 18.
  • The Delta Protection Commission will meet in West Sacramento on November 19.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on November 19.

December

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on December 1.
  • The fall conference of the Association of California Water Agencies will be held December 1-5 in Indian Wells.
  • The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will meet on December 10-11 in Rancho CordovaAgenda will be posted here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on December 15.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, December 16.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on December 17.
  • The fall meeting of the American Geophysical Society will be held in San Francisco December 14 through 18.

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