2014 Water 101 Workshop

Water 101, was sponsored by the Water Education Foundation on February 18-19, 2014, on the UC Davis campus. This day and a half course was designed for anyone interested in learning more about the history of and the management structure of water in California, and about the key water issues facing the state. The course is especially beneficial to water resource industry staff, engineering and environmental firm personnel, legislators, legislative staff, press, advocates, stakeholders, environmentalists, public interest organizations and water district directors.

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SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS:

Byron Buck, Executive Director, State and Federal Contractors Water Agency
California's Natural Water Endowment

Elizabeth Ewens, Attorney, Ellison, Schneider & Harris LLP
Summary of California Water Rights Systems

Lester Snow, Executive Director, California Water Foundation
Current Issues in California Water Management

David Sedlak, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

Scott Morris, Attorney, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann and Girard
Legal and Institutional Management Framework

Dennis O'Connor, Principal Consultant, California Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water
Understanding and Working with State Legislature