LOCAL SOURCE DEVELOPMENT • WATER REUSE • CONSERVATION • DESALINATION • AND MORELocal source development promises greater reliability, water security and progressively more cost-effective sources of water. This summit will highlight success stories from across the globe, explore emerging water reuse strategies, and identify critical policy, communications and coalition-building questions for the region.
Who should attend: The event will bring together thought leaders from water agencies, universities, the private sector, and non-profits to assess future strategies for further developing local water sources in Southern California. Participants will engage in the latest technology, research, policy, and implementation strategies.
Current use of local water sources and why local sources will become more important in the future
Promise and challenges of emerging technologies − including ocean desalination and indirect and direct potable reuse of wastewater and contaminated groundwater − as well as improvements in water conservation programs
Lessons learned to communicate the social benefits of new technologies
Forming public-private partnerships to assist agencies in developing new water sources
New coalitions and organizational strategies to effectively develop these sources
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LOCATION: Downtown L.A. at the Japanese American National Museum, 369 East First StreetTIME: January 27, 2012 from 8:15 am – 5:30 pm, followed by a reception
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