Meeting Water Challenges on the Central Coast

Location: 
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey McCone Building, Irvine Auditorium, 499 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Date: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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The ongoing drought has put a spotlight on the challenges of managing water scarcity on the Central Coast. Join California American Water and the Public Policy Institute of California for an evening forum exploring the region's unique challenges and local strategies for meeting water demands of cities, farms, and the environment. The program features a panel of national, state, and local leaders who will discuss how to address current and future water issues. UC Water researcher Andrew Fisher will be a speaker at this event.

‚ÄčParticipants:

Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
Jason Burnett, mayor, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Sam Farr, member, United States House of Representatives
Andrew Fisher, hydrogeologist, University of California, Santa Cruz
Norm Groot, executive director, Monterey County Farm Bureau
Ellen Hanak, center director, PPIC Water Policy Center
Monica Hunter, member, board of trustees, Planning and Conservation League Foundation
Rob MacLean, president, California American Water
Paul Rogers, environment writer, San Jose Mercury News, and managing editor, KQED Science Unit

More information can be found on the PPIC website: http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1807