CALENDAR NOTES: Recycled water as drinking water: Exploring direct potable reuse; Delta Proposition 1 Grant Program Workshop; Anne Schneider Memorial Lecture: Robert B. Maddow: “Anne’s New Paradigm for Sound Water and Natural Resources Policy–Creative Thinking Needed”

April 3: Recycled water as drinking water: Exploring direct potable reuse

6pm to 7:30pm, Sacramento

This event is free and seating is limited.Please RSVP to go.mcgeorge.edu/waterlecture
to secure your seat today.

SPEAKERS

Dr. George Tchobanoglous: Affectionately known by colleagues and students as “George T” – is an international authority on wastewater treatment, management and reuse. He’s widely recognized for promoting the use of new technologies in four key areas: the construction of wetlands for wastewater treatment; the application of alternative filtration technologies; ultraviolet (UV) disinfection for wastewater reuse applications; and decentralized wastewater management.

Keith Solar ’85, Shareholder, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, PC:  Keith has over 25 year’s experience as a water rights and water supply attorney with particular expertise in the development, rights, and agreements associated with alternative water supplies including recycled water, desalination facilities, water transfers, and treatment of contaminated groundwater.

Jennifer West, Managing Director, WateReuse: Jennifer West is Managing Director of WateReuse, the only trade association that focuses solely on advancing laws, policy and funding to increase water reuse. Jennifer leads WateReuse in educating policymakers and the public to ensure every community has a safe, reliable, locally-controlled water supply that protects the environment, sustains economic growth, and provides a high quality of life.


April 6: Delta Proposition 1 Grant Program Workshop

2pm to 4pm, West Sacramento

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy and California Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a workshop on April 6, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. to discuss their respective Proposition 1 funded grant programs. The purpose of this informal workshop is to provide program information and facilitate a forum for stakeholders to discuss their projects with an emphasis on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The proposed agenda includes:

  1.  Overview of respective Proposition 1 Grant Programs – similarities and differences.
  2.  Discussion on potential updates to grant programs.
  3.  Overview of funded projects and discussion of future potential projects.
  4.  What makes a great proposal?

For more information, including remote access, please see the workshop’s flyer here.


April 12: Anne Schneider Memorial Lecture: Robert B. Maddow:  “Anne’s New Paradigm for Sound Water and Natural Resources Policy–Creative Thinking Needed.”

The Anne J. Schneider Foundation invites you to attend this year’s lecture presentation in support of our efforts to encourage professional and personal commitment to water law and policy and the conservation of our special landscapes in memory of Anne Schneider’s lifelong devotion to these areas.

This year’s lecturer is distinguished water attorney Robert B. Maddow, who will speak on “Anne’s New Paradigm for Sound Water and Natural Resources Policy–Creative Thinking Needed.” A discussion following the lecture will be facilitated by State Water Resources Control Board Chair Felicia Marcus.

The event will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Check-in begins at 3:30pm with the event starting at 4:00pm. A reception with hors d’oeuvres and drinks will follow beginning at approximately 5:30pm.

The event and reception are free to participants and are being brought to you by contributions to the Anne J. Schneider Foundation. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 5. If you have any questions please contact Jessica Ridgley at jridgley@norcalwater.org or (916) 442-8333.

Click here to register.  Admission is free.


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