Date / Time: Monday, October 19, 2015 / 3:00 pm
Location: University of Arizona, ENR2 Building, S107, Haury Lecture Hall (1064 E. Lowell St.)
Lester Snow, Executive Director of the California Water Foundation, will talk about drought in California: how it is not the worst of the state’s woes, but rather has exposed fundamental weaknesses in how the state manages its water. According to Snow, without major and permanent changes now, no amount of rain this winter will fix the situation in the long term.
Snow will also provide a behind-the-scenes view of what it took to get new groundwater legislation passed in California, along with his perspective on why it is important, challenges for its implementation, and how it connects to California’s broader commitments to adaptation and mitigation. [MORE…]