WELL 2018 Annual Conference

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WELL is convening a state-wide educational water conference on March 22-23rd, 2018 in Sacramento for California local elected officials. Local elected officials can make a difference for all Californians by taking the necessary steps to understand the dynamic of California water to assure adequate clean water for our communities, protect our natural resources and our local economies. Our hope is to facilitate understanding towards comprehensive long-term water policies that will sustain California’s economy and quality of life. We invite you to participate!

Limited Scholarships available for:
City Council Members, Mayors, County Supervisors, and School Board Members.

Discounted Hotel Rates are available for Water Board Officials, Sponsors, and Other.

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323-349-0661

Sponsored by PG&E and the Water Foundation

 

 

DAY 1 - Thursday, March 22, 2018

10:00AM - 4:30 PM

TOUR OF

SAN JOAQUIN SACRAMENTO BAY DELTA

Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director

Save the Delta

Curt Schmutte, Engineer

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

   

5:30PM – 7:00PM

WELL RECEPTION

Pedro Nava, Former Assembly Member and current Chair, Little Hoover Commission

UnTapped Fellows

   
   
DAY 2 - Friday, March 23, 2018

8:00AM

BREAKFAST

   

8:30AM

WELCOME

Dr. Jerry Meral, Director, California Water Program,

Natural Heritage Institute

Norma Galindo, Board of Directors,

Division 5, Imperial Irrigation District

UnTapped Fellows, WELL video presentation

   

9:00AM - 10:15 AM

MANAGING FLOODS PANEL

DISCUSSION

Tapping into Financial Resources and Building Collaborative Relationships to Better Protect Your Community

Tony Estremera, Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Art Hinojosa, Chief of Integrated Regional Water Management,

Department of Water Resources

Josephine Axt, Chief of Planning Divisions, Los Angeles District,

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

the Water Replenishment District

Moderator: Corina Lopez, City Councilwoman,

City of San Leandro

   

10:15AM – 10:35AM

BREAK

   

10:35AM – 11:50PM

INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE

PANEL DISCUSSION

Managing Stormwater to Increase Supplies

Paul Alva, Assistant Deputy Director

Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Works

Andrew Fahlund, Senior Program Officer,

The Water Foundation

Sam Pedroza, City Councilmember,

City of Claremont

Moderator: Acquanetta Warren,

Mayor, City of Fontana

   

11:50PM – 1:05PM

LUNCH AND SPEAKER

Dr. Mindy Romero, Founder and Director

UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project

   

1:10PM – 2:25PM

EARTHQUAKES, FIRES & SUBSIDENCE

PANEL DISCUSSION

Preventing Interruptions to Regional Water Infrastructure

and Accessing Emergency Funding

Jay Lund, Professor of Civil Engineering,

UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences

Fresno City Council

Eric Lamoureux, Acting Deputy Director,

Response and Recovery, Office of Emergency Services

Moderator: Carmen Ramirez,

City Councilwoman, City of Oxnard

 

WHEN

March 28, 2019 at 11am - March 29, 2019

WHERE

Holiday Inn
300 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States
Google map and directions

CONTACT

Victor Griego · · 3233490661

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