Discussion on Key and Controversial Delta Issues Set for March 17 Briefing
Key Issues surrounding the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta – the proposed tunnels, ecosystem restoration, water quality standards and water agencies’ attempts to buy some Delta islands – will be discussed at the Water Education Foundation’s 33rd annual Executive Briefing.
Confirmed speakers on the “State of the Delta: Tunnels, Habitat and More” panel are Roger Patterson, assistant general manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and Erik Vink, executive director of the Delta Protection Commission. Rounding out the panel will be an environmental stakeholder and representatives from the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.
Other panel discussions at the conference, with the theme of Defining the New Normal, include:
- The New Normal: Climate Change, Hydrologic Trends and Water Management
- Investing in the Future: Breaking Ground on Funding Sources
- One Year Later: Implementing the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
Join us on St. Patrick’s Day at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Sacramento. Registration is $275 for major contributors ($100 or more) or $375 for non-contributors. A limited number of scholarships are available. The Briefing will also feature a cocktail reception and silent auction to benefit the Foundation’s Water Leaders program.
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