Association of Water Agencies, Ventura County

Mission Statement 
To develop and encourage cooperation among entities for the development, protection, conservation and improvement of the total water resources for Ventura County.

WATER ISSUES

For AWA Members -  The Water Issues Committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m
( The Committee is dark during the months of April, August and December)
 

AWA Water Issues Committee 2017 Plan of Work
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Adopted by Committee: January 17 2017
Co-Chairs: William Hair and Stacy A. Roscoe

 

COMMITTEE PRIORITIES

 

SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT (SGMA)

                Regions

                Working groups

                Sustainability Plans

                Brackish Recycled Plants

                Stormwater Recovery/Groundwater Recharge

                Conjunctive Use

                Utilizing Recycled Water for Groundwater Supply

                GSP Light        

                Las Posas Water Supply Alternative Study (½ FCGMA, ½ CMWD June?)

WATER RECLAMATION

                Potable Reuse

                Oxnard Water Project Update

                Brackish Water (Sea Water Intrusion) Desalination Projects

                Recycled Water Projects

                Ventura Water Pure

                Las Virgenes Pure Water

                Metropolitan Water District “Pure Water”

STORMWATER

                MS4 Permit Renewal - New Stormwater Regulations and Watershed Impacts

CONSERVATION AS A WAY OF LIFE (STATE OF MIND)

 

 COMMITTEE STANDING MONTHLY REPORTS

 

The following items will be discussed at each meeting:

 

a.  Watershed Reports   

b.  Water Legislation

c.  County Water Resources

d.  Recycled Water

e.  Water Conservation

f.  Technology Solutions 

g.  Water Purveyor Reports

h.  AWA Reports

i.   Focus Topic (Concentrated review/study of pre-selected water issue topic. Topic changes each month.) 

 

COMMITTEE CHARGE

 

ACTION

Assist in Conflict Resolution/avoidance whenever possible: Agency to Agency, Area to Area.

 

Consensus Building—Gather consensus to promote a united position and have greater impact when appropriate.

 

Legislative Input – Unification of positions when appropriate—use AWA as a forum to generate synergy.

 

COMMUNICATION/EDUCATION Disseminate information, communication and education on issues studied through AWA Board of Directors, website, WaterWise Breakfast meetings, Water Symposium and workshops.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Nov 29, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm
Location: Wedgewood Banquet Center
Price: $ 35.00

Dec 7, 2017
Time: 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Location: Rock City Studios
Price: FREE

 

 

REGISTER NOW! November 16--WaterWise Breakfast--Courtyard by Marriott--Oxnard

 

REGISTER NOW! November 29-- CCWUC Educational Luncheon Program-Wedgewood Banquet Center-Ventura

 


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