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E-Newsletter: Annual Mtg. & Dinner Announced, CA Parks & Water Bond and more!

September 22, 2017

Just Announced:
2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner 

Fall is here and it’s that time of year again – SCWC’s Annual Meeting and Dinner is on the horizon. The region’s premiere networking event for water, business, agriculture, local government, labor and environmental leaders, this is one event you won’t want to miss.

CA WaterFix Update 
SCWC’s WaterNext program in support of California WaterFix is well underway as key decision points lie ahead this fall.

For example, digital elements like this quirky yet informative whiteboard video break down SoCal’s need for the CA WaterFix project: (Click here to watch)

And thought-provoking graphics drive home the fundamental fact that Southern Californians have the right to expect a clean, reliable water supply not just for today but for generations to come.

To learn more about SCWC’s WaterNext program, please check out the supporter toolkit.

CYMI: $4 billion CA ballot measure for parks and water projects
This month California lawmakers approved bill SB 5, a measure to provide $4.1 billion in new funding for parks and water projects, such as flood protection, levee upgrades and water recycling.

Currently under consideration by Governor Brown, according to The Mercury News, “If he signs it, as expected, it would be placed on the June 5 statewide ballot. It also would represent the first statewide parks and water bond to appear on a state ballot in 12 years, since Proposition 84 in 2006.”

Read the full Mercury News story here.

Upcoming Events
SCWC’s Annual Stormwater Workshop RSVP Reminder

A forum for cities, water agencies, regulators and regional leaders to discuss the potential of stormwater capture projects and integrated regional water management to expand local water supplies and help reduce reliance on imported water during the state’s ongoing drought cycles.



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