FEBRUARY CALENDAR EVENTS: Cal Desal Annual Conference; Urban Water Institute Spring Conference; AGWA/AGWT Annual Conference: Everything aquifers and groundwater management; Water 101 Workshop: The basics and beyond
February 1-2, Monterey
The goal of this conference is to stimulate discussion to further develop a sustainable desalination and salt management strategy for California.
Urban Water Institute Spring Conference
February 7-9, Palm Springs
Join the Urban Water Institute for their spring conference in Palm Springs. Panels address climate change, the future of dams, affordable water rates, groundwater contamination, Cal Water Fix and more.
AGWA/AGWT Annual Conference: Everything aquifers and groundwater management
February 12-13, Ontario
The first AGWA/AGWT joint conference was held in Ontario, CA in 2000. Since then, this annual event has provided an important information exchange and networking opportunity for California’s water agencies, utilities and water districts, and for all water professionals (scientific, engineering, managerial, legal, environmental, regulatory), end-users of water, and local and state elected officials involved with water policy issues. The focus of every program is on current groundwater management issues in California.
Panel discussions include legal issues with SGMA implementation, measurement and management of groundwater pumping, integrating surface water processes and groundwater, and more.
Water 101 Workshop: The basics and beyond
Taught by some of the leading policy and legal experts in the state, the one-day workshop gives attendees a deeper understanding of the state’s most precious natural resource.
New for 2018: Optional Tour of the Delta: Jump aboard the bus the next day to visit the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, a 720,000-acre network of islands and canals that supports the state’s water system and is California’s most crucial water and ecological resource.
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