Calendar of California Water Events

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January 2020 Snow Survey 11:00 am
January 2020 Snow Survey
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
January 2020 Snow Survey
The first manual snow survey of the 2020 season will take place at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada. Phillips Station, Calif., is located just off Highway 50 near Sierra-at-Tahoe Road approximately 90 miles east … Continue reading "January 2020 Snow Survey"
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Farming in the New Normal 8:00 am
Farming in the New Normal @ Ulatis Community Center
Jan 7 @ 8:00 am
At this workshop, you will get the latest information from California researchers, government agency leaders, agriculture industry professionals and innovative farmers to help you understand how climate change will affect your farming operations, provide practical … Continue reading "Farming in the New Normal"
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California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout Meeting 10:00 am
California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout Meeting @ CDFW West Sacramento Office – Sea Otter Conference Room
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout Meeting @ CDFW West Sacramento Office – Sea Otter Conference Room
Agenda items include discussion of Central Valley Water Issues: Sites Reservoir, Delta Biological Opinions, and Implications to Trinity Division; consideration of letter to Director Bonham supporting a minimum bypass flow for Sites in the Sacramento … Continue reading "California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout Meeting"
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Delta Independent Science Board Teleconference Meeting 9:00 am
Delta Independent Science Board Teleconference Meeting
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am
Delta Independent Science Board Teleconference Meeting
Agenda items include an update on Delta lead scientist recruitment, review of the Delta Plan ecosystem amendment, the draft social science strategy, and other Delta ISB updates. For the full agenda, click here.
Delta RMP Steering Committee Meeting 10:00 am
Delta RMP Steering Committee Meeting @ Cal EPA Headquarters
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Delta RMP Steering Committee Meeting @ Cal EPA Headquarters
Key topics: How the Delta Regional Monitoring Program can participate in collectively implementing the Delta Science Plan. Information regarding the update of the Science Action Agenda. Delta Plan Performance Measures Nominate and approve two Technical … Continue reading "Delta RMP Steering Committee Meeting"
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Delta Community Design Workshop 9:00 am
Delta Community Design Workshop @ Jean Harvie Community Center
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Delta Community Design Workshop @ Jean Harvie Community Center
Are you a resident, or business owner interested in historic preservation, pedestrian-friendly streets, and economic development? Please join us for a collaborative workshop – inspired by the community action plans – to share your ideas … Continue reading "Delta Community Design Workshop"
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SHORTCOURSE: Model Sensitivity Analysis, Calibration and Uncertainty Evaluation
SHORTCOURSE: Model Sensitivity Analysis, Calibration and Uncertainty Evaluation @ UC Davis-Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Jan 13 – Jan 14 all-day
SHORTCOURSE: Model Sensitivity Analysis, Calibration and Uncertainty Evaluation @ UC Davis-Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act calls out explicitly for model evaluation and for the evaluation of uncertainty in the models that we develop for the Groundwater Sustainability Plans. Directly from the BMP on modeling, the … Continue reading "SHORTCOURSE: Model Sensitivity Analysis, Calibration and Uncertainty Evaluation"
WEBINAR: EPA Grants Award Process Webinar 11:00 am
WEBINAR: EPA Grants Award Process Webinar
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
WEBINAR: EPA Grants Award Process Webinar
Today’s December 16th Grants Award Process Webinar has been rescheduled to Monday, January 13th, 2020. The Office of Grants and Debarment apologizes for the last minute change in date. Link to Webinar Info: https://www.epa.gov/grants/epa-grants-award-process-webinars Date: January 13, 2020 … Continue reading "WEBINAR: EPA Grants Award Process Webinar"
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LEG HEARING: Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife 9:00 am
LEG HEARING: Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife @ State Capitol, Room 444
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am
LEG HEARING: Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife @ State Capitol, Room 444
Click here for the agenda.
LEG HEARING: Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water 9:30 am
LEG HEARING: Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water @ State Capitol, Room 112
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am
LEG HEARING: Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water @ State Capitol, Room 112
Click here for the agenda.
WEBINAR: Establishing Meaningful Drought Partnerships with Tribal Nations 10:00 am
WEBINAR: Establishing Meaningful Drought Partnerships with Tribal Nations
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
WEBINAR: Establishing Meaningful Drought Partnerships with Tribal Nations
This webinar will provide an overview of key learnings from a Tribal Drought Engagement Project, conducted in partnership between the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the University of Colorado Boulder Masters of the … Continue reading "WEBINAR: Establishing Meaningful Drought Partnerships with Tribal Nations"
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California Water Commission 9:30 am
California Water Commission
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am
California Water Commission
Agenda items include the election of a Commission Chair and Vice Chair, State Water Project GHG reduction update, a briefing on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Headwaters to Floodplain Flood Safety Partnership, and an update … Continue reading "California Water Commission"
WEBINAR: EPA EnviroAtlas Update 12:00 pm
WEBINAR: EPA EnviroAtlas Update
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
WEBINAR: EPA EnviroAtlas Update
EnviroAtlas is a data-rich, web-based decision support tool that combines maps, analysis tools, downloadable data, and informational resources. It is used by states, tribes, communities, and individuals to help inform policy and planning decisions that … Continue reading "WEBINAR: EPA EnviroAtlas Update"
Delta Agency Science Workgroup 1:00 pm
Delta Agency Science Workgroup @ Park Tower, 3rd floor conference room
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm
Delta Agency Science Workgroup @ Park Tower, 3rd floor conference room
MEETING LOCATION Park Tower 980 Ninth Street Third Floor Conference Room Sacramento, CA 95814 The Delta Agency Science Workgroup will meet to discuss the Delta Social Science Task Force’s recently published Draft Strategy and Recommendations … Continue reading "Delta Agency Science Workgroup"
GRA SF BAY: Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Annual Regulatory Update 5:30 pm
GRA SF BAY: Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Annual Regulatory Update @ Scott's Seafood Bar and Grill
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
GRA SF BAY: Regional Water Quality Control Board's Annual Regulatory Update @ Scott's Seafood Bar and Grill
This presentation will discuss the following significant Regional Water Board activities and issues in its groundwater programs. There will be time for questions and discussion. Regional Water Board News (Alec) – New Toxics Cleanup Division … Continue reading "GRA SF BAY: Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Annual Regulatory Update"
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Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority, Board of Directors Meeting 2:00 pm
Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority, Board of Directors Meeting @ Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority, Board of Directors Meeting @ Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
For more information, click here.
Delta Protection Commission (Oakley) 5:30 pm
Delta Protection Commission (Oakley) @ Oakley City Hall
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Delta Protection Commission (Oakley) @ Oakley City Hall
Agenda items include a Delta Protection Advisory Committee report, Delta National Heritage Area, DWR funding for Delta levee projects, striped bass policy, and Delta conveyance update. Click here for the agenda.
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State Water Resources Control Board 9:30 am
State Water Resources Control Board @ Cal EPA Headquarters
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am
State Water Resources Control Board @ Cal EPA Headquarters
Agenda is rather light, with only the consent calendar, Board Member Report, Executive Director’s Report, and a discussion of Board Members’ priorities and organizational issues. Click here for the full agenda.
CA Data Collective Winter Workshop (Webinar available) 1:00 pm
CA Data Collective Winter Workshop (Webinar available)
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Happy new year from the CaDC! If you are looking to start 2020 off strong, please join us at the City of Sacramento for to learn about how data is being harnessed inside local and … Continue reading "CA Data Collective Winter Workshop (Webinar available)"
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Reclamation Mid-Pacific Water Users’ Conference
Reclamation Mid-Pacific Water Users’ Conference
Jan 22 – Jan 24 all-day
The 2020 Mid-Pacific Region Water Users’ Conference will be held January 22-24 at the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno, NV. The Mid-Pacific Region Water Users’ Conference is an annual conference attended by Managers, Directors, O&M … Continue reading "Reclamation Mid-Pacific Water Users’ Conference"
FREE WEBINAR: Science Be Dammed: How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River 10:00 am
FREE WEBINAR: Science Be Dammed: How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
FREE WEBINAR: Science Be Dammed: How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River
In their new book Science Be Dammed, Eric Kuhn and John Fleck explain how even when clear evidence was available that the Colorado River could not sustain ambitious dreaming and planning, river planners and political … Continue reading "FREE WEBINAR: Science Be Dammed: How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River"
Southern California Water Dialog 12:00 pm
Southern California Water Dialog @ LA County Hall of Administration, Rm. 743
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Southern California Water Dialogue will meet on January 22nd at the LA County Hall of Administration, Rm. 743, 500 W. Temple St., Downtown Los Angeles (not at MWD) Please RSVP to JoAnn Carrillo @ jcarrillo@mwdh2o.com.  Parking … Continue reading "Southern California Water Dialog"
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Delta Stewardship Council 9:00 am
Delta Stewardship Council
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am
Delta Stewardship Council
At its January 23 meeting, the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) will review 2019 accomplishments and discuss proposed 2020-2021 priorities. Among other agenda items, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (Commission) will present findings of the … Continue reading "Delta Stewardship Council"
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Central Valley Flood Protection Board 9:00 am
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Agenda items include a presentation from Nancy Vogel on the draft Water Resilience Portfolio, an update on legislation to address damaging actions to critical infrastructure, Governor Executive Order N-23-20 on homelessness, 2019 levee inspection report, … Continue reading "Central Valley Flood Protection Board"
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2020 California Environmental Assembly
2020 California Environmental Assembly @ McGeorge School of Law
Jan 25 all-day
2020 California Environmental Assembly @ McGeorge School of Law
Each year, PCL addresses top environmental policy issues that face California. Our Assembly this year is focusing on climate change and what we can do together to slow down the effects of global warming. Join … Continue reading "2020 California Environmental Assembly"
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California Irrigation Institute
California Irrigation Institute @ DoubleTree
Jan 27 – Jan 28 all-day
California Irrigation Institute @ DoubleTree
For more information and to register, click here.
BROWN BAG SEMINAR: Dr. Jay Lund on Integrated Modeling and Delta Science and Policy 10:45 am
BROWN BAG SEMINAR: Dr. Jay Lund on Integrated Modeling and Delta Science and Policy
Jan 27 @ 10:45 am
BROWN BAG SEMINAR: Dr. Jay Lund on Integrated Modeling and Delta Science and Policy
On January 27, 2020, the Delta lead scientist interview panel, an advisory committee to the Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB), will hold a public meeting at which an applicant being considered for the position, … Continue reading "BROWN BAG SEMINAR: Dr. Jay Lund on Integrated Modeling and Delta Science and Policy"
WEBINAR: California-Nevada Drought & Climate Outlook 11:00 am
WEBINAR: California-Nevada Drought & Climate Outlook
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WEBINAR: California-Nevada Drought & Climate Outlook
Monday, January 27, 2020 – 11:00am to 12:00pm Pacific Time The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System (CA-NV DEWS) January 2020 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate … Continue reading "WEBINAR: California-Nevada Drought & Climate Outlook"
LEG HEARING: Oversight of the Cymric Oil Spill and California Oil & Gas Policy: How safe and sustainable is oil extraction in the Golden State? 3:30 pm
LEG HEARING: Oversight of the Cymric Oil Spill and California Oil & Gas Policy: How safe and sustainable is oil extraction in the Golden State?
Jan 27 @ 3:30 pm
LEG HEARING: Oversight of the Cymric Oil Spill and California Oil & Gas Policy: How safe and sustainable is oil extraction in the Golden State?
The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water will hold an oversight hearing, Oversight of the Cymric Oil Spill and California Oil & Gas Policy: How safe and sustainable is oil extraction in the Golden … Continue reading "LEG HEARING: Oversight of the Cymric Oil Spill and California Oil & Gas Policy: How safe and sustainable is oil extraction in the Golden State?"
GRA SoCal: PFAS in the Orange County Groundwater Basin: Occurrence, Regulation, and Impacts on Local Water Supply 6:00 pm
GRA SoCal: PFAS in the Orange County Groundwater Basin: Occurrence, Regulation, and Impacts on Local Water Supply
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
GRA SoCal: PFAS in the Orange County Groundwater Basin: Occurrence, Regulation, and Impacts on Local Water Supply
Please join the GRA Southern California Branch and the South Coast Geological Society for our monthly meeting on Monday, January 27th, 2020 from 6PM to 8PM at Orange County Water District (18700 Ward Street, Fountain … Continue reading "GRA SoCal: PFAS in the Orange County Groundwater Basin: Occurrence, Regulation, and Impacts on Local Water Supply"
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Water Well & Pumping Technology Workshop (Temecula) 8:30 am
Water Well & Pumping Technology Workshop (Temecula) @ Embassy Suites
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Water Well & Pumping Technology Workshop (Temecula) @ Embassy Suites
This one-day workshop provides a great learning opportunity for irrigation growers, well owners and farm management water professionals on the latest practical, cost-effective solutions to achieve “more crop per drop.” You will learn how to … Continue reading "Water Well & Pumping Technology Workshop (Temecula)"
Wildfires and Water Quality 10:30 am
Wildfires and Water Quality
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wildfires and Water Quality
Attend by webinar or in person. Click here for more information and to register.
FREE WEBINAR: Legionella Management and Treatment 11:00 am
FREE WEBINAR: Legionella Management and Treatment
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
FREE WEBINAR: Legionella Management and Treatment
Presentation 1— Public Water System Characteristics That May Affect Legionella Occurrence in Building Water Systems (Presented by Ken Rotert, EPA’s OW). This presentation will highlight EPA’s efforts to reduce Legionella risks through regulatory revisions, treatment … Continue reading "FREE WEBINAR: Legionella Management and Treatment"
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How to achieve a true consensus for best environmental DNA practices 9:00 am
How to achieve a true consensus for best environmental DNA practices @ UC Davis-Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How to achieve a true consensus for best environmental DNA practices @ UC Davis-Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Free, pre-registration required (deadline January 17). Pre-register here! Environmental DNA (eDNA) is genetic material, obtained from ambient samples, which has been shed from organisms living in that environment. Environmental DNA technologies provide promising approaches to monitor and … Continue reading "How to achieve a true consensus for best environmental DNA practices"
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Delta Independent Science Board
Delta Independent Science Board
Jan 30 – Jan 31 all-day
Delta Independent Science Board
The Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB) will meet regarding its current reviews and efforts, including its review of the Delta Stewardship Council’s preliminary public draft of the Delta Plan Ecosystem Amendment and the Delta … Continue reading "Delta Independent Science Board"
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Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in that house during the first year of the 2019-20 session
WEBINAR: Smart Water Innovations 11:00 am
WEBINAR: Smart Water Innovations
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WEBINAR: Smart Water Innovations
The use of smart water solutions—hardware, software, and analytics—is on the rise in the US water sector, with $20 billion of capital and operating expenditures anticipated over the next decade. The uptick in sector spending … Continue reading "WEBINAR: Smart Water Innovations"