ACWA 2023 Fall Conference Presentations

  • Dec 18, 2023
  • Presentations & Multimedia

Presentations from ACWA’s 2023 Fall Conference & Expo held November 28-30 in Indian Wells are available below. Please note that this list includes only those presentations and materials made available to ACWA.

The designated conference sessions that were recorded are also indicated below. A link to these recordings will be sent to the registrants of the conference on-demand recordings. If you are interested in purchasing access to the recordings, please contact

For a listing of all sessions and programs, please refer to the  full mobile conference program.

Keynote/Main Stage (Video Recorded)

  • Wednesday Keynote
  • Thursday WaterTalk
  • Thursday Keynote & Awards

Attorney Programs (Audio Recorded)

  • Proposition 218: Protecting Local Ratemaking Authority  PRESENTATION  ** This program was not recorded **
  • Let’s Get Ethical: The New 1090 Gives Water Agencies More Flexibility PRESENTATION
  • Navigating the PFAS Lawsuits: From Litigation to Compensation  HANDOUT

Communications Programs (Audio Recorded)

  • Excellence in Communication Case Studies
    • Christine Compton, Irvina Ranch Water District  PRESENTATION
    • Tracie Morales, East Bay Municipal Utility District  PRESENTATION
    • Haley Munson, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District,  PRESENTATION
    • Kimy Wall, Rancho Water  PRESENTATION
  • Building Customer Trust in a Polarized World  PRESENTATION

Finance Programs (Audio Recorded)

  • Show Me the Money – Alternative Funding Options for Critical Infrastructure Costs
  • Multi-Agency Water Projects  PRESENTATION
  • Proposition 218: Protecting Local Ratemaking Authority  PRESENTATION

Membership Commitee Program (Audio Recorded)

  • Next Generation Workforce: DEI… AI… Oh My!

Region Issue Forums (Audio Recorded)

  • Before the Fire: Lessons Learned on Wildfire Preparedness from California’s Sierra Nevada Region

    • Adam Brown, Georgetown Divide Public Utility District  PRESENTATION
    • Dan Corcoran, El Dorado Irrigation District  PRESENTATION
  • Streamlining Data Reporting to Support Agriculture and Water Management in the San Joaquin Valley  PRESENTATION
  • Tug of War: Affordability, Conservation and Prop 218

Policy Forum (Audio Recorded)

Solution Spotlights

  • FISHBIO Mini-Documentary: The Missing Piece  PRESENTATION
  • Where is My Workforce? Tackling Post Pandemic Hiring and Culture Challenges – An Interactive Discussion Sponsored by ACWA Foundation  PRESENTATION
  • Zoom Out: Visualizing Data and Geospatial Context to Expand Collaborative Opportunities and Maximize Value of Our Water Assets

Water Industry Trends (Audio Recorded)

  • California Agriculture: Food Supply and National Security
  • Leading the (re)Charge: California’s Latest Strategy to Put More Water in the Ground
    • Matt Hurley, McMullin Area Groundwater Sustainability Agency  PRESENTATION
    • Amanda Montgomery, State Water Resources Control Board  PRESENTATION
  • Watt’s Next? A Solar-Powered Future for the Central Valley