Journey through a scenic landscape as we explore an area of
California dealing with persistent threats to its water
supply and quality, and learn what solutions are being
Although Santa Barbara County recently lifted
its drought emergency declaration after this winter’s
storms replenished local reservoirs, the region’s hydrologic
recovery often has lagged behind much of the rest of the state.
It is a region particularly prone to drought, wildfires and
Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is one crucial strategy to
bringing groundwater resources into sustainable balance. However,
understanding is sorely lacking about how to effectively
incentivize MAR, and how to navigate the institutions relevant to
MAR. This symposium will seek to fill these knowledge gaps.
This three-day, multi-track event is the leading technical
conference for our broad groundwater community focusing on
Western groundwater resources and quality. In addition to
world-class technical presentations, sessions will focus on
sustainable groundwater management, advancements in contaminant
hydrogeology, and practical hands-on workshops.
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. Tour
participants will get an on-site update of Oroville Dam spillway
Registration is now open for the 2019 Water
Summit, our annual premier event.
This daylong conference will be held October 30, 2019 at a new
location along the Sacramento River in Sacramento. The annual
Water Summit, now in its 36th year, features top policymakers and
leading stakeholders providing the latest information and
viewpoints on issues impacting water across California and the
This 2-day, 1-night tour offers participants the opportunity to
learn about water issues affecting California’s scenic Central
Coast and efforts to solve some of the challenges of a region
struggling to be sustainable with limited local supplies.
The Association of California Water Agencies is holding its 2019
Fall Conference & Exhibition December 3-6 in San Diego.
Water industry professionals can attend a variety of programs
including statewide issue forums, Town Hall discussions, regional
programs and sessions covering a wide range of topics such as
groundwater management, water rates issues, crisis
communications, affordable drinking water issues, municipal
finance, and more.
At the annual conference, CRWUA members and other stakeholders
throughout the Colorado River Basin will discuss the major issues
affecting the sharing, use and further development of the
Colorado River Basin’s water supply.