CALENDAR EVENTS: The human right to water, Managed groundwater recharge forum, Latest in weather forecasting, Delta biotelemetry symposium, Bursting the CA water bubble

The Human Right To Water: Turning Principles Into Action Friday, November 3, Sacramento The symposium, hosted by the McGeorge School of Law, will bring together academics, practitioners, and agencies to explore the ways in which the human right to water can be implemented in California, the U.S., and across the world. Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Peter Gleick, Professor Emeritus, Pacific […]

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OCTOBER CALENDAR EVENTS: Groundwater water rights, Water Smart Innovations, State of the Estuary, Negotiating enviro agreements, Riparian summit, Priorities for CA water; Delta and tributaries

Executive Training on Water Rights in Groundwater Friday, October 6, 2017 from 08:30 am to 12:00 pm McGeorge School of Law California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act preserves existing water rights in groundwater. Agencies and project proponents must address such rights in sustainability planning, projects to increase yield, and pumping reductions. Yet California’s structure of groundwater rights is notoriously complex, directly […]

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SEPTEMBER EVENTS: Floodplain Management Association Conference; Two conferences on California’s headwater forests; SoCal Edison Water Conference; Santa Barbara recycled water tour/forum; Water Smart Innovations

Floodplain Management Association Conference (San Diego) September 5-8 You are invited to participate in the premier Annual Conference  in Floodplain Management of the West. This popular event brings together nearly 600 attendees from government, academia, private sector and non-profits to discuss the latest strategies, tools and technologies in floodplain and flood risk management.  The Conference offers critical policy panel discussions, […]

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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 […]

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JULY CALENDAR EVENTS: California extreme precipitation symposium; Building Bay Area resilience; Measuring groundwater pumping for SGMA compliance; Delta Landscapes workshop

California Extreme Precipitation Symposium July 11, UC Davis The California Extreme Precipitation Symposium is an informal day of scientific and technical presentations meant to increase our knowledge and understanding of extreme precipitation events. Goals of the Symposium are to improve flood risk management planning and increase warning time for large floods. Click here for more information. Building Bay Area Resilience […]

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JUNE CALENDAR EVENTS: Golf courses, the environment and water conservation: The new reality; O. C. Water Summit: Finding water; A symposium on statewide water conservation; CA water quality health indicators and data science symposium

Golf Courses, the Environment and Water Conservation: The New Reality (San Francisco) June 8, 5:30pm While some people may think of the golf industry as one of waste and excess, recent climate changes and resources have required golf course operators to rethink their strategy when it comes to golfing, natural resources and adjustments for changing golf courses and game environments. […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: Inland Empire environmental issues conference; Improving long-range weather forecasts; Groundwater law conference; Facilitator training for water professionals; Delta smelt culture program; Santa Ana River Watershed Conference

May 5: 2017 Inland Empire Your Voice Land, Air and Water: Navigating Complex Environmental Issues in the Inland Empire 9am to 4pm, Riverside Join the Environmental Law Section of the California State Bar for a community conference focusing on environmental issues in the Inland Empire.  5.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Credit available for attendance. Click here for more information. May 17-19: […]

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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 […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: CEQA Scoping Meeting for Delta Plan amendments; Water Storage Investment Program Application Assistance Workshop; Lecture on exploring direct potable reuse; CA Water Policy Conference; Building capacity for regional sustainability in CA

March 24: CEQA Scoping Meeting for Delta Plan amendments 10am to noon, Sacramento The Delta Stewardship Council, pursuant to CEQA guidelines,will host a public scoping meeting to receive oral and written comments for the Council’s preparation of a Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for proposed amendments to the Delta Plan in the areas of Delta Levee Investment and Risk Reduction […]

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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 […]

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