Past Tours & Events


Past Foundation Tours & Events

See the regions we’ve explored on tours and the issues we’ve examined at workshops and conferences.

Foundation Event

2014 Water 101 Workshop
The Basics and Beyond

Water 101, sponsored by the Water Education Foundation was held  February 18-19, 2014, on the UC Davis campus. This day and a half course was designed for anyone interested in learning more about the history of and the management structure of water in California, and about the key water issues facing the state. The course is especially beneficial to water resource industry staff, engineering and environmental firm personnel, legislators, legislative staff, press, advocates, stakeholders, environmentalists, public interest organizations and water district directors.

Foundation Event

2013 IWM Summit
Explore a Vision for the Future

Sponsored by:

The Integrated Water Management Summit in Sacramento on April 3 provided a unique opportunity to build understanding about California’s commitment to improve public safety, foster environmental stewardship, and support economic stability using a holistic approach. Click here to watch a video of the entire proceedings.

Foundation Event

2013 IRWM Conference
Transforming the Water Management Culture

Integrated Regional Water Management is a collaborative effort to manage all aspects of water resources in a region. This event brought representatives from water and flood management agencies, city and county governments, environmental protection, business, technology, and academia together for an in-depth conversation about advancing IRWM in California.

Foundation Event

2012 Delta Levee Standards Conference

Sponsored by

Delta Protection Commission and Water Education Foundation

With Support from

ATKINS * Central Delta Water Agency * Contra Costa Water District * Kjeldsen, Sinnock & Neudeck, Inc. * MBK Engineers * South Delta Water Agency * The Dutra Group * The Nature Conservancy

Additional Assistance

American Rivers * Natural Resources Defense Council * Planning and Conservation League

500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento, CA
Foundation Event

Remote Sensing Workshop 2012

On September 27-28, 2012, a special remote sensing workshop was held in San Diego to bring technical experts, academics and water policy leaders together to learn about this technology’s potential water management benefits. The workshop was sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund, NASA, the California Water Foundation and the Water Education Foundation.

Foundation Event

2011 Remote Sensing Applications for U.S. – Mexico Border Water Management

The purpose of this day-and-a-half workshop was to provide water managers on both sides of the border with an overview of remote sensing data and tools that could be applied to binational water management issues, building on experience gained from NASA’s recent research project (funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) to demonstrate potential use of existing remote sensing data sets for water resources applications in California.