Quenching Our Thirst - Bay Area’s Response to the Drought

The Environmental Law Section presents

Quenching Our Thirst - Bay Area’s Response to the Drought

What Water Customers Need to Know

Date Thursday, August 18, 2022
MCLE Registration 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour


Karen Donovan
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Marguerite Patil
Assistant General Manager
Contra Costa Water District

Nathan Metcalf
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Paul Kibel
Water Law Professor; Golden Gate University
Of Counsel, Water & Power Law Group


 Sean G. Herman
Hanson Bridgett LLP

The panelists will review how the State and local agencies are limiting consumption during the current drought. The panelists will discuss what authorities the State and local agencies have, hurdles each experiences with implementing those authorities, and how this impacts Bay Area customers.


  • How severe is the drought
  • What the State is doing to limit water use during the drought
  • How local urban water agencies are responding to the drought
  • How water agencies are preparing for the future

Section Chair

Alison Torbitt, Nixon Peabody LLP

Event Code: G222906

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8/18/2022 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Online Only CA


Thursday, 18 August 2022

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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