ACWA eNews for Dec. 4, 2013

  • by BPC Staff
  • on December 5, 2013


ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events.

ACWA’s 2013 Fall Conference Kicks Off in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – ACWA’s 2013 Fall Conference & Exhibition – themed “#ALLIN for California Water” – kicked off in Los Angeles Dec. 3 at the JW Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

John Coleman Elected to Serve as ACWA President

ACWA members have elected John Coleman, a longtime director of East Bay Municipal Utility District, to a two-year term as president of the statewide association.

Kathleen J. Tiegs, a member of the Cucamonga Valley Water District Board of Directors, was elected vice president. The two will take office in January.

ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Marion Ashley

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on Wednesday, Dec. 4, presented its eighth annual Emissary Award to Marion Ashley, a longtime water leader known for promoting collaborative solutions. Presented at ACWA’s 2013 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, the award recognizes individuals for remarkable contributions to California water through voluntary service to ACWA.

ACWA Presents City of San Diego with 2013 Huell Howser Best in Blue Award

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on Wednesday, Dec. 4 presented its Huell Howser Best in Blue Award to the City of San Diego for its multi-faceted public outreach campaign on a new Water Purification Demonstration Project.

2014 California Irrigation Institute

Thu, 01/23/2014 – Fri, 01/24/2014


Sacramento, California

2014 CII Conference

The California Irrigation Institute is happy to announce its 2014 annual conference, titled: Building a Water and Energy Efficient California.

The Conference will be held on January 23-24, 2014 at the Sacramento Arden West Hilton in Sacramento, California.

Stay tuned for more information on the program and registration.

Visit our website at:

CII Conference -2014

ACWA 2014 Washington DC Conference

Tue, 02/25/2014 – Thu, 02/27/2014


The Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

ACWA’s 2014 Washington DC Conference is set for Feb. 25-27, 2014, at the Liaison Capitol Hill.

Event and Registration Information


Children’s Water Education Festival

Wed, 03/26/2014 – Thu, 03/27/2014


University of California, Irvine

Presented by the Orange County Water District, Disneyland Resort, National Water Research Institute and the OCWD Groundwater Guardian Team, the Festival presents a unique opportunity to educate Orange County’s third, fourth and fifth grade students about water and the environment. More than 7,000 students are expected to attend. Volunteers, presenters and sponsors are needed to support this educational event. Learn more at

O.C. Water Summit

Fri, 05/16/2014


Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, Anaheim

Presented by the Orange County Water District, the Municipal Water District of Orange County and Disneyland Resort, the Summit brings together more than 500 Southern California business professionals with international, national and state water industry stakeholders, elected officials, environmentalists, scientists and community leaders to discuss ongoing global water issues and how water supply challenges impact our economy and public safety. Prominent authors, world-renowned experts and distinguished speakers will also be a part of this critical dialogue.


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