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The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: an Overview of the Law and County Compliance in the Sacramento River Hydrologic Region

Alison Divine Environmental Advocates Director, CSU Chico Community Legal Information Center Natalie Carter Executive Director, Butte Environmental Council The Sustainable Groundwater…

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Water Origins

Becky Holden Assistant Director Butte Environmental Council Every day, we turn on a tap and water comes out. As we do this, we might want to ask some basic questions, such as “Where does…

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California Water: From Local to Global

Heather Cooley Co-Director of the Water Program, Pacific Institute, Oakland, California Ms. Cooley’s presentation begins with a look at California’s water – where it is found,…

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Building Resilient Communities to Community-Based Research

Dr. Patricia Dutcher Dr. Dutcher describes case studies of local perspectives on water, energy, and climate. She discusses how local views can contribute to the policy and technology developments…

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Best Practices in Agricultural Water Use

Panel Discussion A panel of water experts discusses the importance of wise water use and how such uses are being implemented locally. In particular, information is provided about programs offered…

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AquAlliance: Defending Northern California Waters

Jim Brobeck Water-Policy Analyst, AquAlliance Jim Brobeck from AquAlliance explains why it is inefficient to use Northern California water to grow orchard crops in the San Joaquin Valley. He…

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