Water Plan Update 2023 - Equity in Water Management Workshop

Image showing the cover image for Update 2023.

The California Water Plan team is looking for your input on efforts to better understand and address equity in the management of California’s water resources. Please join us at a virtual public workshop on Thursday, July 21 from 10 am to 1 pm. The workshop will include presentations on the California Water Plan Update 2023, highlight State efforts related to equity in water management, and provide opportunities for questions and discussion.

Equity is one of the three themes of Update 2023.

An agenda is available below. You can register/join the meeting here: Meeting Registration - Zoom


Item Topic Presenter
1. Convene, Agenda Review, Meeting Objectives, and Introductions  K&W, Facilitator
2. Welcome Bianca Sievers, Deputy Director, Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Anecita Augustinez, Tribal Policy Advisor, DWR
3. Breakout Introductions  All
4. Status and Context of Update 2023 and Retrospective on Equity in Previous Water Plans Kamyar Guivetchi, Division Manager, DWR
5. Overview of Equity-Related Content in Update 2023 Jenny Marr, DWR
Megan Fidell, DWR
6. Small Group Discussion on Water Plan Content All
7. Examples of Current State Agency Efforts to Address Equity in Water Management
Various Speakers from other State Agencies
8. Questions for Speakers All
9. Small Group Facilitated Discussion All
10.   Lightning Talks – Other efforts to better understand and address equity in water management  TBD
11. Facilitated Group Discussion  All
12. Next Steps for the CWP  Lewis Moeller, DWR
 13.  Adjourn  

If you have any questions, you can contact us at cwpcom@water.ca.gov