ACWA 2018 Spring Conference Presentations May 22, 2018 Presentations & Multimedia Presentations from ACWA’s 2018 Spring Conference & Exhibition held May 8-11 in Sacramento are available below. Please note that this list includes only those presentations and materials made available to ACWA. For a listing of all sessions and program, please refer to the full conference program booklet. Tuesday, May 8 Available materials from Tuesday’s ACWA Committee meeting are available on the appropriate committee pages. Member login is required. Wednesday, May 9 Opening Breakfast – 8 a.m. 2018 ACWA Priorities – ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn Attorneys Program – After the Fires and Floods: Emergency Preparedness in the 21st Century – 10 a.m. Molly MacLean, City of Santa Rosa Cory O’Donnell, County of Sonoma: Local Proclamation, Joint Proclamation, Guide Energy Committee Program – Decarbonizing the Economy: Where’s the Market Going and How Does it Impact My Agency? – 10 a.m. Susan Kennedy, Advanced Microgrid Solutions Finance Program – Financial and Economic Update of California’s Agriculture – 10 a.m. Daniel Sumner, University of California Agricultural Issues Center/UC Davis Region Issues Forum – Folsom Dam: The Workhorse of the CVP – 10 a.m. Richard Johnson, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency Jeff Reiker, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Statewide Issue Forum presented by the ACWA Water Quality Committee and Aquatic Resources Subcommittee: A Functioning Delta for California’s Native Fishes – 10 a.m. Peter Moyle, UC Davis Center for Watershed Water Industry Trends Program – Should California Improve Water Supply and Runoff Forecasts? The Benefits of NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory – 10 a.m. Michael Anderson, California Department of Water Resources Luncheon – 11:45 a.m. Keynote address by Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Ted and Nancy Way Scholarship and ACWA Scholarship presentations Attorney’s Program – Water Conservation, Water & Unreasonable Use – 2 p.m. David Rose, State Water Resources Control Board Tim O’Laughlin, O’Laughlin & Paris Evan Jacobs, California-American Water Company Communications Program – Rain or Shine: Shifting Conservation Messages for the New Norm – 2 p.m. Lucy Eidam Crocker, Crocker & Crocker Kaylee Weatherly, Long Beach Water Department Brendan Wonnacot, Save Our Water Energy Committee Program – New Frontiers in the Water Energy Nexus – 2 p.m. Don Bunts, Santa Margarita Water District Paul Cook, Irvine Ranch Water District Halla Razak, Inland Empire Utilities Agency Region Issue Forum – Pathways to Water Workforce – 2 p.m. Donald Jones, Cuyamaca College Michael Markus, Orange County Water District Tom Scaglione, ATS Financial Services, LLC Megan Yoo Schneider, Municipal Water District of Orange County Statewide Issue Forum – California Water Plan Update 2018: Greater Sustainability and How to Pay for It – 2 p.m. Lewis Moeller, California Department of Water Resources Water Industry Trends Program – Building California’s Newest Water Agency: Clear Goals, Bold Ideas and a Whole Lot of Grit – 2 p.m. Stephen L. Cole, William Cooper, and Maria Gutzeit, Santa Clarita Valley Water; Joseph Byrne, Best Best & Krieger, LLP Statewide Issue Forum – Cannabis is Here! The Impact of Cannabis Cultivation and Sale on Water Resources, Local Government and California – 3:30 p.m. Richard Parrott, California Department of Food and Agriculture Erin Ragazzi, State Water Resources Control Board Thursday, May 10 Attorneys Program – Are Adjudications an Alternative? How SGMA and Groundwater Adjudications will Work Together or Not – 9: 30 a.m. Carl Blumenstein, Nossaman LLP Finance Program – A Data Driven Water Utility – 9:30 a.m. Joone Lopez, Molton Niguel Water District Jason Martin, Rancho California Water District Heather Pohl, San Francisco PUC Region Issue Forum – Responding to the Extremes: Insider Look at Managing Water in Time of Fire, Drought, & Floods – 9:30 a.m. Brad Sherwood, Sonoma County Water Agency Jennifer Burke, City of Santa Rosa Bennett Horenstein, San Rosa Water Department Statewide Issue Forum – The Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan Update: Now What Happens? – 9:30 a.m. Tim O’Laughlin, O’Laughlin & Paris LLP Eric Oppenheimer, State Water Resources Control Board Luncheon – 11:45 a.m. Lifetime Achievement Award – Glen Peterson Clair Hill Scholarship presentation Attorneys Program – Water Transfer and SGMA – 2 p.m. Eric Averett, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Andrea Clark, Downey Brand LLP Eric Robinson, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard: PPT, Handout Town Hall: Can Trust be Rebuilt? What’s Next for Oroville? – 2 p.m. Timothy Quinn, ACWA Executive Director Water Industry Trends Program – Adapting to Declining Flows in Utility Systems – 2 p.m. Wendy Broley, California Urban Water Agencies Chris Castaing, San Diego County Water Authority Shivaji Deshmukh, West Basin Municipal Water District Christopher Hakes, Santa Clara Valley Water District Cathleen Pieroni, City of San Diego Friday, May 11 Keynote address by Hawthorn Group Political Consultant John Ashford ACWA JPIA update with Andy Sells For questions about these presentations, please contact ACWA Event Resource Specialist Avon Alfaro.