CFCC Free Virtual Funding Fair
The California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) is hosting a free virtual funding fair today, October 21 and 28, 2021. The funding fair will provide the opportunity to learn more about available grant, loan, and bond financing options for infrastructure projects from federal, state, and local agencies. Representatives from water industry professionals, including city managers and planners, economic development and engineering professionals, officials from privately owned facilities, water and irrigation district managers, financial advisors, and project consultants are encouraged to attend. For more information about CFCCC, please visit the website at www.cfcc.ca.gov.
Recycle the Runoff Workshop
On November 10, at 9:00am, join the LA County Sanitation Districts and the Council for Watershed Health for a virtual workshop exploring stormwater diversions as tools to improve water quality and capture dry-weather and wet-weather flows for treatment. The workshop will offer a roadmap for stormwater permittees interested in planning and implementing stormwater diversions in LA County. Expert panelists will cover the requirements, permitting needs, costs, benefits, and limitations of diversion projects. Other agencies considering stormwater diversions under SB 273 will get an in-depth look at the evaluation and acceptance process used by LA County Sanitation Districts, a large agency with extensive experience in stormwater diversion.
Municipalities and institutions interested in sewer diversions, designers developing detailed diversion plans, and other agencies looking for information on how to accept sewer diversions are encouraged to attend. Register here.
PPIC Water Policy Center Conference
The Public Policy Institute of California’s annual November water policy conference, “Seizing the Drought: Water Priorities for Our Changing Climate” event will include three late morning webinars (11:00 AM –12:00 PM) on November 15, 16, and 17. At the conference, the PPIC Water Policy Center will convene a diverse group of experts to discuss how to tackle the highly disruptive effects of climate change on our water system, including immediate actions we can take to boost the state’s resilience. Be sure to register today!
Save the Date!
Be sure to save the date for CASA’s Winter Conference 2022, on Wednesday, January 19 – Friday, January 21 in Palm Springs! Stay tuned for more details in future editions of Connects.