Community Engagement in Water Resource Planning

Water Strong Communities

May 3rd | Reedley, CA

This full-day workshop will provide tools for engaging your community in water conservation efforts and in long-term planning for sustainable groundwater management.

Community water conservation is a key strategy for achieving mandatory water use reductions targets and implementing long-term sustainable water management.

Our program will include principles of community-based social marketing, including tools to change community behavior and make water conservation programs more effective. Participants will also gain a better understanding of groundwater management in their region, impacts of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), and tools for productive stakeholder engagement.

Who Should Attend: Community development staff, public works staff in water resource planning and conservation, environmental program managers and educators, local conservation non-profits, community leaders and organizers, and anyone interested in community engagement strategies for environmental planning.