Feb 23 3:30PM
Brown Bag Seminar - Implementing California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and Other Innovative Water Solutions
Grant Davis, General Manager, Sonoma County Water Agency
02/23/2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
*Please note special time for this Brown Bag
The Sonoma County Water Agency, located in California about forty miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, supplies drinking water to 600,000 residents in Sonoma and Marin Counties and provides wastewater and flood control services. The Agency, known nationally as a leader in water and wastewater resource management, has received White House recognition for several successful collaborations and partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies.
General Manager Grant Davis will describe innovative strategies that have leveraged financial investments and delivered more sustainable and reliable water management. Specific examples include, multiple-jurisdiction water reuse, improved Atmospheric River prediction, and Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations. Mr. Davis will also describe implementation of California's new groundwater law, new initiatives that reduce energy used in water treatment and delivery, partnering with academia, and using science-based approaches to better prepare for the future.