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California Irrigation Institute's 56th Annual Conference

California Irrigation Institute's 56th Annual Conference

Monday, January 08, 2018

January 29-30, 2018
Hilton Arden West
Sacramento, California

The California Irrigation Institute announces its 56th annual conference -- Drought to Deluge: Scaling Solutions.

The past decade was filled with extreme weather conditions in California. Join panels and discussions from top water leaders on how they prepared for this reality and took advantage of wet conditions after years of historic drought. There were many innovative efforts to quickly mobilize projects and reap the benefits of 2017’s extraordinary precipitation. Featured luncheon speaker is acclaimed author, Sandra Postel, founder and director of the Global Water Policy Project, who will be signing copies of her latest book, Replenish.

Attendees include a diverse group of water professionals to include agricultural and urban water managers, policy makers, manufacturers, and farmers. Click here for more information and to register.

CalWEP Q4 All-Member Meeting

CalWEP Q4 All-Member Meeting

Tuesday, December 05, 2017


All-Member Meeting

Was held December 13, 2017
Many thanks to our host: Chino Basin Water Conservation District
4594 San Bernardino Street, Montclair CA 91763

Meeting topics included

  • Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018 - Jerry Meral
  • California Data Collaborative Update – Patrick Atwater
  • Potential Conservation Study – LADWP Staff
  • Executive Director Report and Discussion of Strategic Plan
  • 2018 Member Listening Tour
Click here to view the Full Agenda
View the Presentation Slides here

COMING SOON: Check back for link to replay the webinar

Have questions? Email CalWEP admin Michael Walker

Agencies Support the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act

Agencies Support the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Nearly 100 signatories joined the Alliance for Water Efficiency on letters to Congressman Jared Huffman and Senator Diane Feinstein in support of the Water Conservation Tax Parity Act (H.R 448 and S 1464 respectively.)

Public utilities in every state offer rebate programs to promote water conservation and storm water management, but the rebates they pay to homeowners are currently seen as taxable income to the recipient. This is in stark contrast to the treatment of similar energy efficiency rebates, which Congress declared non‐taxable in 1992 under Section 136 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Click here to see copies of the letters
Letter to Congressman Huffman
Letter to Senator Feinstein

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