Voices on Water

Region 5 Event Highlights Silicon Valley Innovation and Leadership

By Dick Quigley

ACWA Region 5 partnered with Santa Clara Valley Water District to host a region event in San Jose on March 22 and 23 titled, “Silicon Valley Water Forum.” The event attracted more than 50 attendees and highlighted the Silicon Valley’s leadership in local water management and its investments to ensure a reliable water supply.

ACWA Regions Explore Creating New Water, Managing Natural Disasters, and More at Fall Conference

By ACWA Vice President Kathy Tiegs

ACWA Regions stayed busy with a full schedule during ACWA’s 2014 Fall Conference, including three region programs and all ten regions hosting membership meetings.

Regions 8, 9 and 10 Address “Local Paths to Reliability”

By Region 10 Chair Peer Swan

ACWA members gathered Oct 26 and 27 at the Hilton Del Mar for a two-day Regions 8, 9 and 10 program called “Local Paths to Reliability.”

Region 5 Gets Innovative to Do More with Less

ACWA Region 5 Members gathered in Livermore on Oct. 19 and 20 for our 2014 fall event, titled “Creative Approaches to Watershed Reliability in the Tri-Valley.” With water managers having to do more with less these days, Region 5 decided to host a program on outside-the-box approaches to water reliability to showcase how local districts are making the current water supplies work for them.