CALENDAR NOTES: CA Water: Recipes for Success; Public Workshops for the Delta Plan Amendment for Conveyance, Storage and Operations; Water stress and a changing San Joaquin Valley; McGeorge Water Law Symposium: The State Water Board Turns 50

California Water: Recipes for Success March 2nd, Davis Please join UC Water and California Institute for Water Resources for a workshop focused on what we are doing well in California water. This one-day event will bring together examples of successful water management from a diversity of locations, scales, and water sectors in California. The morning will involve brief presentations and […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: Legislative hearings on Cal Water Fix; Metropolitan’s water tech conference; The new Trump administration – A view from the top; Kern County Water Summit

Here are some upcoming events this month that you might be interested in … Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water to hold hearings on Cal Water Fix February 14, February 28 The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water will hold two hearings this month on the California Water Fix project. The first hearing will be held on February […]

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UPCOMING CONFERENCES: California Irrigation Institute: Managing our water checkbook; Contaminants in the Bay-Delta: Novel tools and approaches; Cal Desal Annual Conference: Desalination and Salt Management; Urban Water Institute Spring Conference: Water: Worries and wonders

California Irrigation Institute: ‘Managing our Water Checkbook: Solutions for a Balanced Bottom Line’ January 30-31 The California Irrigation Institute presents its 55th annual conference January 30-31, 2017 in Sacramento. The conference is attended by agricultural, urban and environmental interests including water districts, farmers, irrigation manufacturers, associations and government agency representatives. The featured keynote speaker is Jay Famiglietti, a hydrologist, a […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: CA Water Law Symposium: The Bay-Delta: Understanding what’s at stake for the region’s future; SoCal Water Committee Quarterly Luncheon; CA Irrigation Institute: ‘Managing our Water Checkbook: Solutions for a Balanced Bottom Line’

Here are some January events worth noting: California Water Law Symposium: The Bay-Delta: Understanding what’s at stake for the region’s future (San Francisco) January 21st The California Bay-Delta—made up of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Rivers Delta and San Francisco Bay—has, for the past 150 years, been inundated with man-made alterations causing a steep decline in the region’s health. To date, certain […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: Upcoming conferences focus on Bay Area, NorCal, and SoCal regional water issues; water stewardship; and Bay Delta science

Many conferences happening between now and Thanksgiving … November 10: Bay Area Confluence: A call to action for regional water resilience Join decision makers from cities, counties, special districts, and utilities in responding to the call to action to address the region’s 21st century water infrastructure challenges. The event continues the work of the Association of Bay Area Governments’ Regional […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: North Central Coast Drought & Climate Outlook; Central Valley Drought & Climate Outlook; Public meetings on how to design a statewide low-income water rate assistance program

October 11: North Central Coast Drought & Climate Outlook Please join the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), the California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA RISA team, for a California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System (CA-NV DEWS) North Central Coast Drought & Climate Outlook in Seaside, CA. This full-day meeting will provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region […]

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CALENDAR NOTES: A full month in October for conferences, public workshops, webinars, seminars, and more …

October 5 – 7  Water Smart Innovations (Las Vegas) Water professionals from around the globe will meet in Las Vegas this to share their expertise and experiences in urban water efficiency at the 9th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, October 5-7 at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center. Recognized as the world’s preeminent urban water efficiency conference and […]

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September calendar notes: Delta series kickoff, Water data summit, Russian River science report, the Salton Sea, California’s groundwater briefing, and drought events this month

This is a bit of a repeat from last week’s post, but there have been quite a few additions to September since then.  There are now so many, I couldn’t fit them all in, so check the full calendar for even more events. Sept. 7: Brown Bag Seminar: Deconstructing the current California drought 9/7/2016 12:00 to 1:00pm (Sacramento) California, currently […]

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September calendar notes: Deconstructing the current California drought; Stanford Graduate School of Business Water Data Summit; San Gabriel Valley Water Forum

Sept. 7: Brown Bag Seminar: Deconstructing the current California drought California, currently in its fifth year of severe drought, is now identified with large shifts towards persistent dry periods, separated by large storms, and accompanied by record-breaking warm temperatures. These conditions are characteristic of droughts projected to accompany climate change. Dr. Michael Dettinger will present his analysis of the multi-year […]

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August calendar notes: Preparing for the extinction of Delta smelt; Field geology in groundwater investigations; San Francisco’s water history; The economics of groundwater management; Info fair on water right measurement and reporting

August 4: Assessing extinction in fishes:  Preparing for the extinction of Delta smelt (Sacramento) On August 4th, the Delta Science Program presents a brown bag seminar from 12pm to 1pm featuring Dr. Peter Moyle and Dr. Jason Baumsteiger.The extinction of a species is a major consideration in balancing water supply and environmental needs.  It’s usually regarded as a “yes/no” state. […]

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