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Meeting of the California Water Commission

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 State of California, Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium, 1416 Ninth StreetSacramentoCA95814

1.Call to Order
2.Roll Call
3.
4.Executive Officer’s Report
5.Informational Presentation by CWC Staff on Development of Proposed Workplan to Implement the Water Storage Grant Program (Water Bond)
6.Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting
7.Public Comments
8. Water Use Efficiency and Conservation Workshop
 
 Panel 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Panel 2
 
 
 
 
TimeItemPresenters
9:45Welcome and Workshop GoalsJoe Byrne, CWC Chair
9:50Setting the Stage: What is Conservation?

Manucher Alemi, DWR Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management

Diana Brooks, DWR Water Use and Efficiency Program

10:15-11:00

 

 

 

11:00-11:45

 Panel 1: Successful Water Conservation Initiatives in the Urban and Agricultural Sectors

Urban

Tim Anderson, Sonoma County Water Agency/Windsor Pays

Jason Foster, San Diego County Water Authority

John Woodling, Regional Water Authority

Agriculture

Peter Canessa, Center for Irrigation Technology, Fresno State University

Chris Kapheim, Alta Irrigation District

Chase Hurley, San Luis Canal Company

Alan Sano, Sano Farms

11:45-12:00Morning Session ObservationsCommission Members
12:00Lunch Break 
1:15Panel 2: A Conversation About Water Conservation Opportunities and Limitations

Moderator: Tom Philp, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Dr. Jay Lund, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences

Claire O'Connor, Natural Resources Defense Council

Larry McKenney, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA)

Peter Yolles, WaterSmartSoftware.com

Dr. Jacqueline Peel, University of Melbourne Law School, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University

2:45Discussion and Public Comments 

 

9.    Adjourn