Groundwater managers across the state are looking to groundwater recharge as a potential solution to their community's water challenges. Come join the statewide NGO Groundwater Collaborative for a conversation on the statewide efforts looking at recharge, environmental flows, water rights, and permitting from a panel of experts on the topic. Presentations will be followed by 20-30 minutes of Q&A discussion, so come prepared to engage!
I. Overview: Groundwater Recharge / Flood-Managed Aquifer Recharge (Flood-MAR)
Presenter: Stacey Sullivan, Policy Director, Sustainable Conservation
II. Environmental Flows Working Group / State Water Resources Control Board Water Rights
Presenter: Sam Boland-Brien, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board
III. Legislative and Policy Next Steps
Presenter: Pablo Garza, California Political Director, Environmental Defense Fund
IV. Presentations will be followed by 20-30 minutes of Q&A with discussion