State Water Board to Hold Public Workshop on Feb. 26th

WATER BOARD INVITES PUBLIC INPUT ON IMMEDIATE DROUGHT RESPONSE OPTIONS

 

State Water Resources Control Board will hold a public workshop to receive public input on actions to Increase Water Conservation, Reuse, Recycling and other Drought Related Measures on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

 

This will be informational only and no State Water Board action will be taken.

 

Joe Serna Jr. – Cal/EPA Headquarters Building

Coastal Hearing Room

1001 I Street, Second Floor

Sacramento, CA 95814

 

The Agenda is below.

 

 

Public Workshop Regarding Immediate Drought Response Options State Water Resources Control Board

February 26, 2014

 

 

What actions should the Water Boards be taking in response to the drought including actions to increase water conservation, reuse, and recycling?
Addressing topics that were not discussed during the February 18-19, 2014 Workshop

 

9:00 a.m.  Opening Remarks

 

State Water Board Chair and Board Members, Department of Water Resources, California Department of Food and Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture and California Department of Public Health

 

9:05 a.m.  Overview Presentation by State Water Board staff

 

9:15 a.m.  Agricultural Water Measures Panel

  • Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Driscoll’s

 

10:00 a.m. Break

 

10:15 a.m. Small Community/Rural Water Measures Panel

  • United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
  • California Rural Water Association
  • Community Water Center

 

11:00 a.m. Break

 

11:15 a.m. Urban Water Measures Panel

  • Long Beach Water Department
  • Orange County Water District
  • Pacific Institute
  • Alliance for Water Efficiency

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break

 

1:00 p.m.   Public Questions/Comments

First comments will be (Coast Keepers and River Keepers on drought-related groundwater actions)

 

4:15 p.m.   Closing Remarks by State Water Board

 

“Video broadcast of meetings will be available at: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Broadcast/

 

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