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 Delta Conservancy Board will be meeting on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. The Board will receive updates on the Proposition 1 Grant Program and an overview of California Water Fix and Eco Restore.  Click here for the agenda.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on May 28.  Agenda items include an update from the Delta Watermaster.  Click here for the agenda.
  • California Wetland Protocol:  The Delta Conservancy is holding a meeting on May 28 from 10am to 12pm to take input from interested parties on the draft methodology and next steps moving forward the development of a wetland greenhouse gas (GHG) quantification methodology for California coastal wetlands, managed wetlands, and rice cultivation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  Click here for more information.
  • The Central Valley Flood Protection Board will meet on May 29Click here for more information.

Coming up next week and beyond …

 

  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on June 2.  Agenda items include an update on the ongoing drought emergency and the latest numbers for urban water conservation.  Click here for the agendaClick here for the webcast.
  • Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Workshop: Solid Steps Forward, Boundary Determination, Legal Agreements, and Public Participation:  The Groundwater Resources Association will host a one-day workshop on June 2nd in SacramentoClick here for more information.
  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on June 3Click here for the agenda.
  • The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will meet on June 4-5 in Rancho CordovaAgenda will be posted here.
  • Drought and the Central Valley (Fresno):  On June 4th, The California Water Institute at Fresno State and the Public Policy Institute of California invite you to an event that explores how the region is coping with the current crisis and preparing for implementation of the 2014 groundwater legislation. The event features a presentation by Ellen Hanak, director of PPIC's Water Policy Center, and a panel of local leaders who will discuss key water issues facing the region.  Click here for more information.
  • NEW! Webinar: CA Water Plan briefing on the Tulare Lake, San Joaquin River, and Central Coast hydrologic region groundwater updates:  On June 4, from 1 to 2:30 pm, 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! Tribal Consultation on Prop 1 opportunities for tribal governments: June 9 & 10, DWR, SWRCB, California Water Commission, and DFW will be holding a tribal consultation on Prop 1.  Click here for more information.
  • San Joaquin River Restoration Program Science Meeting to be held on June 11-12 in Los Banos.  Through this meeting, we hope to connect those conducting scientific research and monitoring to support the SJRRP, learn about preliminary findings from monitoring and analysis efforts, and inform SJRRP management of scientific results. All parties funded by the SJRRP are encouraged to present their findings at the meeting. Additionally, other programs or efforts related to river restoration that may help inform SJRRP activities are also welcome to present.  Click here for more information.
  • First International Atmospheric Rivers Conference to be held the week of June 15th at Scripps Oceanography in San Diego.  Click here for more information.
  • Workshop on Climate Change Indicators in California:  On June 16 & 17, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s (CalEPA) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is convening a workshop to collect input into the next update of the report, Indicators of Climate Change in California, scheduled for 2017.  Click here for more information.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on June 16.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 17.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on June 25.
  • NEW! Southern California: Stormwater Workshop:  Join the Southern California Water Committee on June 25th for SCWC's 4th Annual Stormwater Workshop. This event is scheduled from 9:00AM-3:00PM at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  Hear from Keynote Speaker Mark Gold of the UCLA Center of Sustainability, as well as various regional leaders on the potential of stormwater capture, integrated water management, and enhancing local water supplies.  Click here for more information.

July

  • The Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet on July 1Agenda to be posted here.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on July 7.
  • The California Water Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 15.
  • The Delta Protection Commission will meet in Oakley on July 16.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board will meet on July 21.
  • The Delta Stewardship Council will meet on July 23.
  • NEW! 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NEW! 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 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 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.

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