Presentations from ACWA’s 2017 Regulatory Summit Now Available for Purchase

  • by Emily Allshouse
  • Nov 14, 2017
  • Water News

ACWA’s Regulatory Summit held on Oct. 17 in Sacramento featured presentations from state and local government leaders and staff on the implementation of SB 555 (Wolk, 2015), which requires urban retail water suppliers to measure and annually submit data to the California Department of Water Resources pertaining to water lost from suppliers’ water distribution systems.

More than 120 water operations professionals from cities, water agencies, and water districts around the state attended ACWA’s summit.

Presentations from this event are available for purchase at member ($50) and non-member rates ($125).

The following presentations are included:

  • What’s up with the Regulations? – Diana Brooks, California Department of Water Resources
  • Water Loss Audits were due Oct. 1: Submit or wait for the Regulations? – Tim Worley, AWWA CA-NV Section
  • What to do about recycled water systems? – Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • What About Recycled Water and Water Loss? – Fiona Sanchez, Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Why are we doing this again? – Jim Peifer, City of Sacramento
  • TAP debriefing: How did the training go and what do we know about the audits? – Sue Mosburg, Sweetwater Authority and Reinhard Sturm, Water Systems Optimization, Inc.
  • Water Loss Reduction – What kind of results might be expected? – Steve Cavanaugh, Cavanaugh & Associates
  • Water Audit Validation Certificate – Sofia Marcus, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • The Largest Water Loss Technical Assistance Program in the Nation: The California Water Loss Control Collaborative – Sue Mosburg, Sweetwater Authority
  • Putting Water Loss in Context – Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency and California Water Efficiency Partnership
  • New Regulatory Requirements for Water Loss Control: A Cause for Concern? – Max Gomberg, State Water Resources Control Board
  • Water Loss Control in LA: An Overview of LADWP’s Water Loss Audit and Water Loss Task Force – Sofia Marcia, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Driving Down Water Loss Through Innovation – Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utilities District
  • OC Water Loss Control Program – Joseph Berg, Municipal Water District of Orange County
  • Water Technology Alliance – Pia Jacobsen, U.S. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
  • Drinking Water Technical Assistance – Brian Kinney, State Water Resources Control Board
  • DWR Grant and Loan Programs – Keith Wallace, California Department of Water Resources

If you were a registered attendee of this event, these presentations are available to you at no cost. Please contact ACWA Event Resource Specialist Avon Alfaro.

To purchase this package of presentations, please visit: https://www.acwa.com/resources/acwa-2017-regulatory-summit-presentations. To receive member pricing, please ensure that you are logged in to ACWA’s website prior to completing the order form.

For questions, please contact ACWA Event Resource Specialist Avon Alfaro at (916) 441-4545.

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