Aquafornia Monday Kickoff: All Things Water
Headlines at the top of the scroll on Aquafornia are:
Water shortages a near certainty for this summer as feds announce low deliveries, San Jose Mercury News; and New California water legislation might be on tap, McClatchy Washington, D.C., Bureau.
What’s on tap? Among the events on tap this week include the following: a conference on “Groundwater Regulation and Management in California” March 2-3; a symposium on “Sturgeon in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Watershed” March 3; a State Water Resources Control Board meeting March 3-4; the ACWA Legislative Symposium March 4; and the Urban Water Institute’s Spring Water Conference March 4-6.
Join us for the Foundation’s Lower Colorado River Tour March 11-13. “The Value of Water: Building Momentum in 2015″ is the theme of the Foundation’s 32nd Annual Executive Briefing Wednesday, March 25, in Sacramento.
Also, sign up online today for the free, one-day briefing The Challenges of the 2015 Drought: Water Project Operations, cosponsored by California Department of Water Resources and Water Education Foundation on Thursday, March 19 at the California State University, Fresno.
To see more events, check out our calendar.
The Water Word of the Week from Aquapedia, the Water Education Foundation’s free, vetted online water encyclopedia, is Central Valley Project, California’s largest water delivery system, which will provide no water again this year to most Central Valley farmers and only 25 percent of the contracted amount to urban areas, according to the latest news headlines.