Each year, the Foundation organizes conferences, workshops
and special events devoted to specific issues surrounding water.
The Foundation’s annual Water Summit, typically held in the
fall, features speakers from various interest groups, the
state Legislature and governmental agencies who play important
roles in making policy decisions about water. Other conferences
have focused on climate change, groundwater, the Delta, flood
management and drought. We also host an annual Water 101
workshop as well as other workshops. Some conferences are
conducted in partnership with state agencies and other
Our 2022 Water Summit, the Water Education Foundation’s premier
event of the year, features engaging conversations about
critical issues impacting water statewide and across the
West revolving around this year’s theme:
Rethinking Water in the West.
The in-person event will be hosted on Thursday, October 27, at
The Westin Sacramento and includes an evening reception
along California’s largest and longest river, the Sacramento
River, for an opportunity to network with speakers and other
We are marking the 25th anniversary
of our California Water
Leaders program this year by holding a reunion of
alums dating back to 1997 when the program first began.
If you have gone through our program, registration is now
open for our reunion on Oct. 26, from 4 p.m. to
7:30 p.m., to mark the special anniversary. We will be
holding it in Sacramento along the American River in a rustic,
relaxed setting with lawn games, happy hour and dinner.
Just fill out the form below to submit your event to our staff
for review. Please note that we will not publish the “submission
contact information,” it will only be used by our staff if we
need to contact you with questions.