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Watch Stormwater Workshop 2021 Webinar Video On Demand

August 12, 2021

Our August 10, 2021, workshop on “A Strategic Approach to Integrate Stormwater and Sewer Systems” is now available for viewing! Recent implementation of multi‐benefit stormwater projects and programs have been gaining momentum throughout Southern California, especially within Los Angeles County. These projects are intended to provide benefits of increasing water supply, improving water quality, and providing tangible community benefits. However, unless these projects capture and infiltrate water in areas that augment groundwater, or the captured stormwater is used directly on‐site, then no water supply benefit is achieved. The expert panel discusses these issues as well as a guide for cities on how to implement the strategy and how to approach wastewater agencies about working together.


Additional Resources

More than 500 people registered for the event to hear from our expert panel:

  • David Pedersen – General Manager, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
  • Hubertus Cox – Division Manager, Water Reclamation Implementation Division, City of Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment
  • Robert Ferrante – General Manager, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
  • Matthew Hacker – Senior Resource Specialist, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Dan Lafferty – Deputy Director of Water Resources, Los Angeles County Public Works
  • Susan Moisio – Global Vice President – Water, Jacobs Engineering


  • Eileen Alduenda – Executive Director, Council for Watershed Health
  • Charley Wilson – Executive Director, Southern California Water Coalition
Event Sponsors
  • DRP
  • Jacobs
  • HDR

Founding Sponsors

  • County of San Bernardino
  • Inland Empire Utilities Agency
  • Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Los Angeles County Public Works
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
  • Water Replenishment District
  • West Basin Municipal Water District

The What Matters webinars are an example of how SCWC pursues its responsibility to be the knowledgeable voice for Southern California on water issues. Once coronavirus health precautions are lifted, the SCWC looks forward to in-person events as well as online events to further discussions to solve the state’s water problems. 

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