September 19, 2017

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California-Nevada Chapter Annual Conference

10/19/2017 - 10/20/2017
Reno, Nevada

The California-Nevada Chapter Executive Council is pleased to announce our 2017 Annual Conference. The working theme is "Preparing for Extreme Water Conditions." The recent high flows in both California and Nevada which followed a period of significant drought provide a great context for this discussion. The Conference is Scheduled for October 19-20 and will be held at the Renaissance Hotel on the Truckee River in downtown Reno, NV.

Thursday Field Tour Topics

  • Lake Tahoe Water Release Considerations
  • Southeast Connector Soil Mercury Management
  • McCarran Ranch Floodplain & Channel Restoration
  • Derby Dam History & Management
  • Fallon Floodwater Mangement
  • Desert-based Agriculture Perspectives

Networking Social: After our field tour, attendees and guests are invited to join us at the indoor bocce ball courts at the Renaissance Hotel for an informal mixer.

Friday Speaker Series

  • Ken Adams (DRI) - 14,000 Year Perspective on Local Climate
  • Tim Bardsely (NWS) - Recent Precipitation Records
  • Dan McEvoy (DRI) - Modern Precipitation Monitoring & Modeling Technology
  • Lane Christman (TMWA) - Water Conservation: Municipal Water Supply Perspective
  • TBD (TMWA) - Water Supply Infrastructure Protection During Flood
  • Randy Fessler (CA DWR) - Management and Recovery Operations at Oroville Dam
  • Tentative: Annie Hoagland (Sites Project) - Development of the Sites Reservoir in CA
  • Sherman Swanson (UNR) - Serial Engineering vs. Functional Riparian Habitat

Discounted room rates are available if booked before 9/27 here.

Register for the event here.

Questions can be sent to ca.nv.swcs@gmail.com.

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