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Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – February and March, 2018

Brad Herrema and Scott Slater will be speaking at the AGWA – AGWT Annual Conference
Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in Ontario, California. On March 21, 2018, Brownstein’s Sacramento team, led by Office Managing Partner Rosanna Carvacho, will be hosting a reception in Sacramento for GRA’s Annual Legislative Symposium attendees.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements – January

January 20, 2018 Jessica Diaz will be part of a panel on Green v. Gray Infrastructure in Land Use and Development at the California Water Law Symposium in Berkeley. January 23, 2018 (San Luis Obispo) and January 26, 2018 (Fresno) Jessica Diaz, Chris Guillen and Amy Steinfeld will be speakers at the Water Rights in California … Continue Reading »

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Upcoming Speaking Engagement – 2017 Fall ACWA Conference – Recycled Water: The Race to Purple Pipes and Beyond

November 29, 2017

Amy Steinfeld will be a panelist speaking on Recycled Water: The Race to Purple Pipes and Beyond at the 2017 Fall ACWA Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim.

In light of state mandates to increase recycled water use and in anticipation of regulation of indirect potable re-use, this panel will educate wastewater treatment facility operators and water providers about the numerous regulatory and environmental requirements associated with new and expanded use of recycled water with an emphasis on strategic planning to enable the most expeditious implementation of recycled water projects. The panel will explore Regional and State Board processing and permitting, changes in water rights, environmental considerations resulting from reduced wastewater discharges to water bodies, and grant funding opportunities.

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Upcoming Event: 2017 Groundwater Law Workshop

Brad Herrema and Jena Acos are co-chairing the 2017 Groundwater Law Workshop on October 2, 2017 in Sacramento. 


Women Water Leaders from Around the State Gather in Santa Barbara to Discuss California’s Pressing Water Supply Issues

                        Authors: Stephanie Hastings and Amy Steinfeld On Jan. 27, 2017, Santa Barbara-based water attorneys Stephanie Hastings and Amy Steinfeld with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP convened a historic meeting of nearly 100 of California’s top women in the water industry. This first-ever “California … Continue Reading »

Upcoming Events – California H2O Women Conference – January

January 27-28, 2017 Stephanie Osler Hastings and Amy Steinfeld are hosting the California H2O Women Conference.  This unique, women-only event will include a day-long conference addressing key water topics: the future of imported water, the duty to invest in water infrastructure for future generations, implementation of sustainable groundwater management, and the role of communication in advancing water policy. … Continue Reading »

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – November

November 10, 2016 Jena Shoaf Acos and Elisabeth L. Esposito will be presenting California Water Law MCLE for the Santa Barbara Barristers.  This focused legal program provides an overview of California water law, including an explanation of the state’s dual water rights system (i.e., riparian and appropriative rights) and recent groundwater legislation. The presentation will … Continue Reading »

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – October

October 21, 2016 Ryan Waterman will be moderating the Irrigated Lands and the Challenge of Improving Groundwater Quality panel at the 25th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite. Click here for further details. Ryan Waterman                          

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – October

October 5, 2016 Bradley Herrema will speak at the GRA Southern California Branch and Inland Geological Society (IGS) joint meeting in Riverside. The Sustainable Groundwater Management event will address how Southern California agencies in several different groundwater basins are working towards complying with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Click here for further details and to RSVP. … Continue Reading »

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – September

Sept. 15, 2016

Amy Steinfeld will speak at the Hydrology and the Law Seminar in Santa Monica.

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