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Teleconference: Planning Our Water Future

Teleconference: Planning Our Water Future


Event Details


SSC Horz
Sustain SoCal presents
a Weekly Community Teleconference Series

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 2 pm – 3 pm

Topic:

Planning our Water Future
and
How You Can Help

Teleconference Recording:

Featured presenter:

Brad Coffey
Group Manager, Water Resource Management
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Moderated by:
Scott Kitcher, President & CEO, Sustain SoCal

In California water, uncertainty comes with the territory. The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) must embrace the many uncertainties swirling about us: a fickle climate and economy, brittle infrastructure, new chemical contaminants, and persistent drying along the Colorado River to name just a few. What uncertainties rise to the top of your list? MWD would like to hear your thoughts and concerns as it embarks upon its planning process to provide a reliable water future for Southern California.

MWD is in the process of developing a new Integrated Water Resources Plan (IRP) in coordination with its member agencies and retail water providers. The IRP process explores the various “drivers of change” that will affect the future, incorporating different scenarios that could create potential water supply reliability challenges through 2045. This includes two upcoming MWD Integrated Resources Plan Stakeholder virtual events, a May 20 Workshop and a May 22 Workshop.

Sustain SoCal invites it members, strategic partners and guests to dial-in to our weekly Community Teleconference. Held each Thursday at 2 pm Pacific time, these informal interactive discussions are led by Sustain SoCal members and address strategies and solutions within our recovery and beyond as they relate to energy, supply chain management, transportation, water, human capital management, agriculture, smart cities, cybersecurity, waste stream management, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), cleantech economic development, ESG and impact investing and more.

To participate in this week’s teleconference, please pre-register at your earliest convenience. Each upcoming teleconference will require a separate registration. Registrants will receive the dial-in teleconference phone number and an access code the morning of the dial-in event. For questions or assistance in registering, please Email info@sustainsocal.org

About the Sustain SoCal Community Teleconference Series:

These informal interactive discussions are led by Sustain SoCal members and address strategies and solutions within our recovery and beyond as they relate to energy, supply chain management, transportation, water, human capital management, agriculture, smart cities, cybersecurity, waste stream management, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), cleantech economic development, ESG and impact investing and more.

About the Presenter:
 

Brad Coffey serves as Water Resource Manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. In this role, he leads the planning efforts for the region’s water supply, manages imported and local water resource programs, advances water-use efficiency, and prepares for droughts and a changing climate. Brad has 30 years of experience in improving the quality and reliability of the water supply to 19 million residents of Southern California. Brad earned degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Southern California.

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