Should a Bay Area Regional Desalination Project be an Option for our Water Supply?
Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)
A free, public workshop, sponsored by the Sierra Club Bay Chapter, about the status, potential benefits and potential environmental drawbacks of a joint desalination project under consideration by five Bay Area utilities (SFPUC, EBMUD, CCWD, SCVWD and Zone 7 Water Agency). Find out what our water agencies have been studying, what their plans are, and what concerns environmentalists have about the Regional Desalination Project and its likely location at the confluence of SF Bay and the Delta.
PLEASE REGISTER AS SPACE IS LIMITED.
Moderated by Peter Drekmeier, Bay Area Program Director, Tuolumne River Trust
Hasan Abdullah, East Bay Municipal Utility District
Debbie Cook, Board President, Post Carbon Institute
Heather Cooley, Co-Director of the Pacific Institute's Water Program
Emily Corwin, P.E., Contra Costa Water District
Conner Everts, Executive Director, Southern California Watershed Alliance
Amparo Flores, P.E., Ph. D., Zone 7 Water Agency
Manisha Kothari, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Carol Reeb, Ph. D., Researcher, Hopkins Marine Station
Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director, Food and Water Watch
Ray Wong, Santa Clara Valley Water District
The CSU East Bay Conference Center is on the corner of 11th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, 1 block south of 12th Street BART.
When & Where
Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter; League of Women Voters, Eden Chapter; Castro Valley Library
The Sierra Club is America's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. The San Francisco Bay Chapter is home to the 30,000 Sierra Club members in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, and San Francisco Counties. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. The Castro Valley Library is a branch of the Alameda County Library.