CALENDAR NOTES: Water for People, Water Education Foundation’s Executive Briefing; Spring 2017 Report on the Sierra Nevada and Bay Area Water; California Water Policy Conference

Water for People

March 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm in Walnut Creek

You’re invited to celebrate World Water Day with Water For People, a global nonprofit committed to ending the global water crisis.  Join us for a free networking event to learn more about Water For People’s work across 9 developing countries and how you can affect change globally by participating in and supporting your local Water For People Committee.

Keynote Speaker: Cindy Paulson, Brown and Caldwell CTO

Complementary food and drinks will be provided.

The Bay Area Water Works Association is the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for the Bay Area Water For People Committee.

RSVP by March 15, 2017.  Click here to RSVP.

Water Education Foundation’s Executive Briefing: “Wave of Change: Breaking the Status Quo”

March 23 from 8:45 to 5:00pm in Sacramento

With a theme focusing on “Wave of Change: Breaking the Status Quo,” the Water Education Foundation’s 34th annual Executive Briefing will be held March 23 in Sacramento. The event will examine new approaches to water management, tools to extend supplies, plans to prepare for drought, and the intersection between politics and policy.

This premiere water conference will offer you the opportunity to hear from top policymakers and leading stakeholders on key water topics.  This is the go-to conference for water district managers and board members, state and federal agency officials, city and county government officials, farmers, environmentalists, attorneys, consultants, engineers, business executives and public interest groups.

Click here for more information and to register.

Spring 2017 Report on the Sierra Nevada’s Rain, Snowpack, Trees, Water, Ecosystems and Climate Change

March 27th at 5:30pm in San Francisco


  • Scott Tangenberg, Acting Forest Supervisor, Stanislaus National Forest
  • Patrick Koepele, Executive Director, Tuolumne River Trust
  • Michael Carlin, Deputy General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Bob Kingman, Assistant Executive Officer, Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Join our distinguished panel for an up-to-date report on the Sierra Nevada mountains, habitats, water, rivers, trees, ground cover and the harsh economic impacts caused by fire, degradation and the cycle of climate changes. After the 2016-17 winter of rain and snowfall, where are we now in the climate cycle and the cycle of destruction, renewal and regrowth for our mountains, valleys, rivers and economies?

Click here for tickets.

California Water Policy Conference: Upstream, Downstream, We All Scream

April 6th and 7th in San Diego

Join us at the 26th California Water Policy Conference where we will discuss the issues, hear various perspectives, and participate in a conversation with those making and shaping California water policy.

As the premier venue bringing together water leaders representing agricultural, environmental, urban, environmental justice, government, and private sector constituencies and perspectives, as well as interested individuals from the general public, the conference provides a unique forum where attendees can inform and be informed through active dialogue.

Click here for more information and to register.


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