Meeting Notice and Agenda

Meeting of the California Water Commission​

State of California, Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ​
1.​ Call to Order​
2.​ Roll Call​
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​
Time Item​ Presenters​
9:45​ Welcome and Workshop Goals Joe Byrne, CWC Chair​
9:50​ Setting the Stage: What is Conservation?

​Manucher Alemi, DWR Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management

Diana Brooks, DWR Water Use and Efficiency Program







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


Tim Anderson, Sonoma County Water Agency/Windsor Pays

Jason Foster, San Diego County Water Authority

John Woodling, Regional Water Authority


Peter Canessa, Center for Irrigation Technology, Fresno State University

Chris Kapheim, Alta Irrigation District

Chase Hurley, San Luis Canal Company

Alan Sano, Sano Farms

11:45-12:00​ Morning Session Observations Commission Members
12:00 Lunch Break
1:15​ Panel 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,

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

2:45 Discussion and Public Comments
9.    Adjourn​


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