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 …

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on August 4.  Agenda items include an update on the ongoing drought emergency and the emergency conservation regulation, composting operations, stormwater discharges, amendment to policy regarding Clean Water Act 303(d) list.  Click here for the agenda.
  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on August 5Click here for the agenda.
  • Lower Klamath River Salmon: The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the first of four open house/public scoping meetings in Arcata on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River.  Click here for more information.
  • Lower Klamath River Salmon: The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the second of four open house/public scoping meetings in Weaverville on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River.  Click here for more information.

Coming up next week and beyond …

 

  • 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.
  • NEW! Catalyst California: A state rebalances:  On Tuesday, August 11, Join Circle of Blue at 10am for an interactive town hall with Felicia Marcus and Steve Gregory.  Click here for more information.
  • Lower Klamath River Salmon: The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the third of four open house/public scoping meetings in Klamath Falls, Oregon on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River.  Click here for more information.
  • Lower Klamath River Salmon: The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the last of four open house/public scoping meetings in Sacramento on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River.  Click here for more information.
  • NEW! Brown Bay Seminar: Adaptive approaches to wetland restoration in Southern California: On August 13 from 12 to 1pm, Delta ISB member Dr. Joy Zedler will discuss research that improved habitat for endangered species in San Diego Bay and salt marsh ecosystems in the Tijuana Estuary.  Click here for more information.
  • The Smart H2O Summit will be held on August 17 through 19 at the San Francisco Marriott. Felicia Marcus, keynote speaker.  Click here for more information.
  • NEW! Public Meeting on Public Input on the Coordinated Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project: At the end of July, Reclamation released documents analyzing implementing requirements of the biological opinions for the operation of the two major water projects in California. Reclamation will gather input at a public meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2015, from 6 to 8pm at the Hilton Hotel Irvine/Orange County Airport, 18800 MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine. For links to documents and more information, click here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on August 18.
  • NEW! Catalyst California: Adapting to new normals:  Join Circle of Blue for an interactive town hall with Richard Luthy and Molly Peterson on Tuesday, August 18 at 10amClick here for more information.
  • Meeting water challenges on the Central Coast: The PPIC Water Center is hosting this event from 6 to 7:30pm in Monterey.  Click here for more information.
  • 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.
  • NEW! Catalyst California: It's a dry, dry world:  Join Circle of Blue for an interactive town hall with Upmanu Lall and Peter Gleick on Tuesday, August 25, at 10am.
  • 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.
  • NEW! Groundwater Sustainability Plan draft regulations informational and listening session for batch 3 topics will be held on August 27 from 2pm to 4pmClick here for more information.
  • 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.
  • The Department of Water Resources will hold a public meeting to on the draft basin boundary regulation in Sacramento on August 31st.

September

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on September 1.
  • The California Department of Food and Agriculture 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.
  • PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CLOSES on September 4th for the Department of Water Resources draft basin boundary regulation.
  • NEW! Public Meeting on Public Input on the Coordinated Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project: At the end of July, Reclamation released documents analyzing implementing requirements of the biological opinions for the operation of the two major water projects in California. Reclamation will gather input at a public meeting on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m., John E. Moss Federal Building, Stanford Room, 650 Capitol Mall, Sacramento.  For links to documents and more information, click here.
  • NEW! Public Meeting on Public Input on the Coordinated Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project: At the end of July, Reclamation released documents analyzing implementing requirements of the biological opinions for the operation of the two major water projects in California. Reclamation will gather input at a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015, from 6 to 8pm at the Red Bluff Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080.  For links to documents and more information, click here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on September 15.
  • NEW! Public Meeting on Public Input on the Coordinated Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project: At the end of July, Reclamation released documents analyzing implementing requirements of the biological opinions for the operation of the two major water projects in California. Reclamation will gather input at a public meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, from 6 to 8pm at the Los Banos Community Center, Grand Room, 645 7th Street, Los Banos.  For links to documents and more information, click here.
  • 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.
  • NEW! Groundwater Sustainability Plan draft regulations informational and listening session for batch 3 topics will be held on September 21 from 2pm to 4pmClick here for more information.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on September 24.
  • PUBLIC COMMENT CLOSES for the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Coordinated Long-term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project on September 29.  More information here.

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 California Department of Food and Agriculture 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.
  • PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CLOSES on the revised BDCP/California Water Fix documents on October 30.

November

  • The California Department of Food and Agriculture will meet on November 3.
  • 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 California Department of Food and Agriculture 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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