CALENDAR NOTES: Sharing groundwater: A robust system for achieving SGMA; San Bernardino County Water Conference; Urban Water Institute’s Annual Conference; Second Annual California Water Data Summit

Sharing Groundwater: A Robust System for Achieving SGMA

August 3rd, Bakersfield

Mike Young, Professor of Environmental and Water Policy Centre for Global Food and Resources, The University of Adelaide, Australia, will do a brief review of his introduction to sharing groundwater then present more detailed and specific methods of achieving a sharing system.  (The presentation is a follow up to the presentation covered on Maven’s Notebook:  SGMA IMPLEMENTATION: Sharing Groundwater: A Robust Framework and Implementation Roadmap for Sustainable Groundwater Management in California)

This event sponsored by the Water Association of Kern County, the Kern County Farm Bureau, and the Kern Groundwater Authority.  Cost is $13 per person – continental breakfast included.  Reservations must be made online.  Please purchase a ticket by August 1.

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San Bernardino County Water Conference

August 11, Ontario

Amidst Southern California’s growing population and demand for more water, we are faced with the harsh reality of groundwater depletion, water-quality issues, strict regulations, monumental infrastructure expenditures and few alternative sources of water.  In order for businesses and residents to continue to have access to water, and our local economy to prosper, we need to explore unique ways to meet present and future water demands.

On August 11, 2017, government officials, premier water experts, business leaders and community stakeholders will attend the 11th Annual San Bernardino County Water Conference to discuss solutions to overcome California’s water challenges.

The conference enables the public to engage with business, community and civic leaders to discuss issues such as the state’s water resources, supply vs demand situation, financing and next steps in dealing with these issues.

We hope you will join us for this solution-driven event!

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Urban Water Institute’s Annual Conference

August 16 through 18, San Diego

The Urban Water Institute will host its Annual Water Conference, being held at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa on August 16-18, 2017 in San Diego, CA.

Click here for more information and to register.

Second Annual California Water Data Summit

August 24-25, Stanford University

The California Data Collaborative, WaterNow Alliance and Stanford Graduate School of Business present the Second Annual Water Data Summit.

This two-day event will feature interactive panels on how big water data integration is supporting water managers in California. We’ll bring together leading water professionals from across California in order to scale these early successes for statewide impact.

At this year’s summit, participants will collaboratively develop a roadmap to pioneering the future of management. This document will serve as a touchpoint for water data work from the Monday after and for years to come.

Questions may be sent to

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