Water Utility Response to the Drought: A Panel Discussion

Presented by

Jullie Oritz, San Francisco; Deborah Elliott, Napa County; Chris Dundon, Contra Costa; Richard Harris, EBMUD; Robyn Navarra

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Many consider the current drought in California the worst since precipitation record keeping began over a hundred years ago. With the federal government declaring 27 California counties as “Natural Disaster Areas”, water districts are in a crisis mode. This panel discussion will include presentations by some of the largest and most progressive water utilities in Northern California: Contra Costa Water District, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Napa County, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Zone 7 Water Agency. Each panelist will describe the water supply outlook for their district and outline the key activities they are pursuing to reduce water use.

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