2014 Conference – Water Resources Management: What, Where and How
Upcoming North Bay Watershed Conference
Morning Keynote Speaker
Falicia Marcus, Chair, SWRCB: California Water: Era of Decision
PANEL 1 – What’s New in Water Supply?
Heather Cooley, Water Program Co-Director, Pacific Institute : Water Supply Innovations
Manisha Kothari, Project manager, SFPUC: Regional Reliability and Desalination in the Bay Area
Tim Parker, President, Parker Groundwater: California GW Management – Status Statewide and Sonoma Valley Example
David Graves, Co-Founder, Saintsbury Winery: Agricultural Perspective on Water Resource Management
PANEL 2 – How Do Integrated Projects Work?
Jill Techel, Mayor of Napa: Business Perspective on Napa River Restoration
Jay Jasperse, Chief Engineer, Sonoma Country Water Agency: Connecting the Dots: Recycled Water, Habitat and Groundwater
Debbie Stutsman, Town manager, San Anselmo: Ross Valley Flood Protection and Watershed Program, A Partner’s Perspective
Sally Gale, Chileno Valley Ranch: My Backyard: Ranching and Tending to Walker Creek’s Restoration
Afternoon Keynote Speaker
Lieutenant Colonel John K. Baker, Commander and District Engineer,
U.S Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco: Water Resources Perspective
PANEL 3- where’s the money?
John Colemon , ACWA president: State founding: State Water Bond
Sam Schuchat , Executive officer, State Coastal Conservancy: San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
Marc Holmes, Bay Restoration Program Director, The Bay Institute: Federal Funding: San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, EPA,BOR,WRDA
Linda J. LeZotte, Director, SCVWD: Local Funding: Measure B