DWR/NWRI Drought Response Workshop (2013)
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Date/Time: October 8, 2013
Location: Atrium Hotel in Irvine, California
About the Workshop
The purpose of the Drought Response workshop was to review and provide updates on drought planning, response, and mitigation measures. It was intended for water agencies and other public and local agencies involved in drought response and planning efforts. Over 75 people attended this workshop, which offered CEUs from the California Department of Public Health.
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Statewide Water Conditions and Preparing for a Potentially Dry 2014
Jeanine Jones, DWR
Jeanine Jones, of DWR, and Jeff Mosher, of NWRI, helped organize the workshop.
Southern California's Response to a Dwindling
Bill Hasencamp, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
State Water Project Operations Outlook for 2014
John Leahigh, P.E., DWR
Climate Change and Water Supply Research
Michael Anderson, Ph.D., DWR
Paul Cook, General Manager of the Irvine Ranch Water District, spoke on IRWD's Groundwater Banking Program.
Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes
An Introduction and the Topic of Drought
Martin Ralph, Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Irvine Ranch Water District's Groundwater
Paul Cook, P.E., Irvine Ranch Water District
Development and Implementation of Drought Messaging
Darcy Burke, Municipal Water District of Orange County
- Download PDF Slides (1.93 MB)
- View Prezi Presentation (public link)
- Watch Video (Length: 24 minutes)
Stephanie Granger of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, spoke on remote sensing products to help manage water during droughts.
Potential Political Impacts in Southern California of Drought-related Water Availability And Rate Increases
John Rossi, Western Municipal Water District
Remote Sensing Products to Help Manage Water During Dry Times
Stephanie Granger, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory,
California Institute of Technology
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Experience with Rim Fire
Dave Briggs, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Attendees at the Drought Workshop on Oct. 8.
DWR's "Drought in California" Brochure (2 MB PDF) - Provided as a handout at the workshop
Provided as a handout at the workshop
Access the 2013 workshop videos on our NWRI YouTube channel