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ACWA Washington D.C. Conference

St. Regis Hotel
Washington, DC
Tour guests in front of Friant Dam

Central Valley Tour 2017
Field Trip

Join us as we venture through California’s Central Valley, known as the nation’s breadbasket thanks to an imported supply of surface water and local groundwater. Covering about 20,000 square miles through the heart of the state, the valley provides 25 percent of the nation’s food, including 40 percent of all fruits, nuts and vegetables consumed throughout the country.

Eventbrite - Central Valley Tour

2017 Executive Briefing
Registration Open; Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities Available

With a theme focusing on “Wave of Change: Breaking the Status Quo,” the Water Education Foundation’s 34th annual Executive Briefing will be held March 23 in Sacramento. The event will examine new approaches to water management, tools to extend supplies, plans to prepare for drought, and the intersection between politics and policy.

Register below!

This premiere water conference will offer you the opportunity to hear from top policymakers and leading stakeholders on key water topics:

Hilton Sacramento Arden West
2200 Harvard Street
Sacramento, CA
Tour Dan Scott

Lower Colorado River Tour 2017
Field Trip

Explore the Lower Colorado River where virtually every drop of the river is allocated, yet demand is growing from a myriad of sources — increasing population, declining habitat, drought and climate change.

Eventbrite - Lower Colorado River Tour

The 1,450-mile river is a lifeline to 40 million people in the Southwest across seven states and Mexico. How the Lower Basin states – Arizona, California and Nevada – use and manage this water to meet agricultural, urban, environmental and industrial needs is the focus of this tour.

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Headwaters Tour 2017
Field Trip (NEW)

Sixty percent of California’s developed water supply originates high in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Our water supply is largely dependent on the health of our Sierra forests, which are suffering from ecosystem degradation, drought, wildfires and widespread tree mortality. Join us as we head into the foothills and the mountains to examine water issues that happen upstream but have dramatic impacts downstream and throughout the state. 

Eventbrite - Headwaters Tour

Other Event

ACWA 2017 Spring Conference

Monterey Marriott and Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey

2017 Santa Ana River Watershed Conference
May 25 in Ontario - Sponsorships & Exhibitor Opportunities Available

The Santa Ana River Watershed Conference will be held May 25, 2017 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario.

The daylong event – convened by the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority and coordinated by the Water Education Foundation – will examine pressing issues key to the watershed that spans Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Join us to discuss the importance of the Santa River Watershed and how, through powerful partnerships, we can find resilient solutions to  improve the quality and reliability of the region’s water supply.

Tour Dan Scott

Bay-Delta Tour 2017
Field Trip

Go deep into California’s water hub and traverse the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, a 720,000-acre network of islands and canals that support the state’s water system and is California’s most crucial water and ecological resource. The tour makes it way to San Francisco Bay, and includes a ferry ride.

Eventbrite - Bay-Delta Water Tour

Water from Northern California flows through the Delta and heads south to provide drinking water for more than 25 million Californians and irrigation to 3 million acres of farmland that contribute to the state’s $46 billion agricultural industry.

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Northern California Tour 2017
Field Trip

Explore the Sacramento River and its tributaries through a scenic landscape as we learn about the issues associated with a key source for the state’s water supply. All together, the river and its tributaries supply 35 percent of California’s water and feed into two major projects: the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.

Eventbrite - Northern California Tour

This 3-day, 2-night tour travels across the Sacramento Valley and follows the river north from Sacramento through Chico to Redding and Lake Shasta, where participants take a houseboat ride.

Foundation Event

Water Education Foundation’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
Save the Date - Oct. 26 in Sacramento

The Water Education Foundation will be marking its 40th Anniversary at the Sterling Hotel in Sacramento. We will kick off the festivities with a 6 p.m. reception followed by dinner.

In addition, we will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of our popular Water Leaders program with a reception just for alums starting at 5 p.m.

More details to come but for now please mark your calendars!

Sterling Hotel
Sacramento, CA
Tour Dan Scott

San Joaquin River Restoration Tour 2017
Field Trip

Participants of this tour snake along the San Joaquin River to learn firsthand about one of the nation’s largest and most expensive river restoration plans.

The San Joaquin River was the focus of one of the most contentious legal battles in California water history, ending in a 2006 settlement between the federal government, Friant Water Users Authority and a coalition of environmental groups.

Eventbrite - San Joaquin River Restoration Tour

Other Event

ACWA Fall 2017 Conference

Anaheim Marriott Hotel

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