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.

Foundation Event

Big Day of Giving 2019 – Open House
Stop by our midtown Sacramento office to meet the staff, learn about programs

The Water Education Foundation is hosting an open house on May 2 as part of the Big Day of Giving campaign.

Come to our midtown Sacramento office between 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. and enjoy refreshments and appetizers while meeting our staff. You can learn about our Water Leaders program, our teachers program known as Project WET, our water maps, our water news, workshops and tours.

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

Edge of Drought Tour
Field Trip - Aug. 27-29

Save the date for our Edge of Drought Tour, Aug. 27-29, which will traverse parts of Southern California and venture into the Santa Barbara region, hit hard by the 2012-16 drought, wildfires and mudslides.

Although Santa Barbara County recently lifted its drought emergency declaration after this winter’s storms replenished local reservoirs, the region’s hydrologic recovery often has lagged behind much of the rest of the state.

Tour

Living on the Edge of Drought
Field Trip - August 27-29

Join us as we traverse parts of Southern California and venture into the Santa Barbara region, hit hard by the 2012-16 drought, wildfires and mudslides. Despite a wet 2017, the region’s hydrologic recovery has lagged behind much of the rest of the state. 

More details to come but this tour will tentatively start in the Burbank area on the afternoon of August 27th and end at 6:30 p.m. on August 29 at the same location.

 

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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