Event Calendar

Overview

Featured Events

Scroll below to see all of the upcoming Water Education Foundation events and tours as well as major events from other organizations.

To see all events, take a look at our month-by-month calendar.

Other Event

ACWA – Washington D.C. Conference

The Association of California Water Agencies is holding its annual Washington D.C. Conference February 26-28.

Water industry professionals can attend a variety of programs including statewide issue forums, Town Hall discussions, regional programs and sessions covering a wide range of topics such as  groundwater management, water rates issues, crisis communications, affordable drinking water issues, municipal finance and more.

St. Regis Hotel
923 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Other Event

Urban Water Institute Spring Conference: Changing Times – Tools to Balance in the Wild Water World

The Urban Water Institute will host its spring conference at the Hilton Palm Springs on February 27-March 1, 2019.

This annual event features a long list of topical panel discussions and speakers focused on water issues around California and the West.

Palm Springs, Calif.
Tour Nick Gray

Lower Colorado River Tour 2019
Field Trip - February 27-March 1

Explore the lower Colorado River where virtually every drop of the river is allocated, yet demand is growing from myriad sources — increasing population, declining habitat, drought and climate change.

The 1,450-mile river is a lifeline to 40 million people in the Southwest across seven states and Mexico. How the Lower Basin states – Arizona, California and Nevada – use and manage this water to meet agricultural, urban, environmental and industrial needs is the focus of this tour. 

Best Western McCarran Inn
4970 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

2019 Santa Ana River Watershed Conference
Sponsorships, exhibitor opportunities and scholarships available for key Southern California water event

The 2019 Santa Ana Watershed Conference, Moving Forward Together: From Planning to Action Across the Watershed, will feature topics key to the watershed that winds through San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties.

Eventbrite - 2019 Santa Ana River Watershed Conference

Participants at the daylong conference on March 29, 2019 at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Student Union will hear about the importance of the Santa Ana River Watershed and how, through powerful partnerships and integrated planning, the region is finding resilient solutions to improve the quality and reliability of the local water supply for all in the watershed.

Cal State Fullerton, Titan Student Union (Portola Pavilions) 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton 92831
Tour Nick Gray

Central Valley Tour 2019
Field Trip - April 3-5

Venture through California’s Central Valley, known as the nation’s breadbasket thanks to an imported supply of surface water and local groundwater. Covering about 20,000 square miles through the heart of the state, the valley provides 25 percent of the nation’s food, including 40 percent of all fruits, nuts and vegetables consumed throughout the country.

Other Event

ACWA Spring Conference

The Association of California Water Agencies is holding its 2019 Spring Conference & Exhibition May 7-10 in Monterey.

Water industry professionals can attend a variety of programs including statewide issue forums, Town Hall discussions, regional programs and sessions covering a wide range of topics such as groundwater management, water rates issues, crisis communications, affordable drinking water issues, municipal finance, and more.  

Monterey, CA
Tour Nick Gray

Bay-Delta Tour 2019
Field Trip - June 5-7

This tour travels deep into California’s water hub and traverses the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, a 720,000-acre network of islands and canals that supports the state’s water system and is California’s most crucial water and ecological resource. The tour will make its way to San Francisco Bay and includes a ferry ride.

Tour Nick Gray

Headwaters Tour 2019
Field Trip - June 27-28

Sixty percent of California’s developed water supply originates high in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Our water supply is largely dependent on the health of our Sierra forests, which are suffering from ecosystem degradation, drought, wildfires and widespread tree mortality. 

Tour Nick Gray

Northern California Tour 2019
Field Trip - October 2-4

Explore the Sacramento River and its tributaries through a scenic landscape as we learn about the issues associated with a key source for the state’s water supply.

All together, the river and its tributaries supply 35 percent of California’s water and feed into two major projects: the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project. Tour participants will get an on-site update of Oroville Dam spillway repairs.

Tour Nick Gray

Central Coast Tour 2019
Field Trip - November 6-7

This 2-day, 1-night tour offers participants the opportunity to learn about water issues affecting California’s scenic Central Coast and efforts to solve some of the challenges of a region struggling to be sustainable with limited local supplies. 

Other Event

ACWA Fall Conference

The Association of California Water Agencies is holding its 2019 Fall Conference & Exhibition December 3-6 in San Diego.

Water industry professionals can attend a variety of programs including statewide issue forums, Town Hall discussions, regional programs and sessions covering a wide range of topics such as groundwater management, water rates issues, crisis communications, affordable drinking water issues, municipal finance, and more.

San Diego
Other Event

Colorado River Water Users Association’s Annual Conference

At the annual conference, CRWUA members and other stakeholders throughout the Colorado River Basin will discuss the major issues affecting the sharing, use and further development of the Colorado River Basin’s water supply.

Las Vegas, Nevada

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