CALENDAR OF WATER RIGHTS & WATER QUALITY CONFERENCES and EVENTS: Please submit calendar entries for inclusion in The Water Report's calendar by email: thewaterreport@yahoo.com

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2017

August 13-23             ME
Taxonomic Identification of Harmful Algae in US Marine Waters Training Course, East Boothbay. Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Research and Education campus. Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA), with support from NOAA, is offering the second annual US training course. For info: https://ncma.bigelow.org/merhab-course

August 15-19             WA
The Council of State Governments West Annual Meeting: Innovation is Our Nature, Tacoma. Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway. For info: http://www.csgwest.org/annualmeeting/default.aspx

August 18               WEB
Water Finance Clearinghouse Webinar, WEB. 2-3 p.m. Eastern. Presented by EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center. For info: www.epa.gov/waterfinancecenter/water-finance-clearinghouse

August 21-24              OR
Oregon Association of Water Utilities 23rd Annual Summer Classic Conference, Seaside. Seaside Convention Center. For info: https://oawu.net/wp-content/uploads/Seaside2017Final.pdf

August 22       TX & Web
Legislative Update 2017: Water Law, WEB. Sponsored by Texas Bar CLE. For info: http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/AABuy0.asp?sProductType=EV&lID=16185

August 22               WEB
Enforcement & Compliance History Online Quarterly Webinar: Water Facility Search Tools (Water Facility Search, Effluent Charts & Pollutant Loading Tool), WEB. 1:30 p.m. Presented by EPA’s’ ECHO. For info: https://echo.epa.gov/help/training

August 22-24             OH
14th Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop: Small Systems Challenges & Solutions, Cincinnati. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. For info: www.epa.gov/water-research (>> “Outreach & Other Resources”)

August 24               WEB
Water Finance Clearinghouse Webinar, WEB. 2-3 p.m. Eastern. Presented by EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center. For info: www.epa.gov/waterfinancecenter/water-finance-clearinghouse

August 24-25              AZ
Arizona Water Law Conference: Balancing the Rights & Interests of All Arizonians, Scottsdale. Hilton Scottsdale. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

August 29               WEB
H2O Catalyst: From the Front Lines: How Global Conflicts Are Changing Water's Value - Live Interactive Broadcast from World Water Week, WEB. For info: www.circleofblue.org/global-conflicts-changing-waters-value/

August 31               WEB
Water Finance Clearinghouse Webinar, WEB. 2-3 p.m. Eastern. Presented by EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center. For info: www.epa.gov/waterfinancecenter/water-finance-clearinghouse

September 10-11                      Israel
Cutting-Edge Solutions to Wicked Water Problems Conference, Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv University. Sponsored by American Water Resources Assoc. & Water Research Center at Tel Aviv University. For info: http://www.awra.org/meetings/Israel2017/

September 10-13                           AZ
32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium: What’s Next in Water Reuse Policy, Operations, Technology and Public Perception, Phoenix. Phoenix Hilton. For info: https://watereuse.org/news-events/conferences

September 11            VA
Hydropower 101 Conference, Alexandria. Embassy Suites by Hilton Alexandria Old Town. For info: www.euci.com/event

September 11-12                          NM
25th Anniversary SuperConference - New Mexico Water Law: The History & Future of Our Water Resources, Santa Fe. La Fonda Hotel on the Plaza. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

September 11-12                           CA
Climate Change and Energy in California, San Francisco. Marriott Marquis Hotel. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

September 11-13                           WY
The Environmental Council of States Fall Meeting, Jackson. Snow King Resort. For info: www.ecos.org/event/2017-ecos-fall-meeting/

September 12            VA
Introduction to FERC Hydropower Conference, Alexandria. Embassy Suites by Hilton Alexandria Old Town. For info: www.euci.com/event

September 12            WY
Wyoming Water Forum: Chris Ellison, U.S. Geological Survey. "Applying Hydroacoustics for Measuring Suspended Sediment in the Shoshone River," Cheyenne, Herschler Bldg., Room #1699, 122 W. 25th Street, 10 am. Presented by Wyoming State Engineer's Office. For info: http://seo.wyo.gov/interstate-streams/water-forum

September 13           WA
Emerging Issues in Water Quality Regulations Seminar, Seattle. Hilton Garden Inn Downtown. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

September 13            VA
FERC Hydropower Licensing Conference, Alexandria. Embassy Suites by Hilton Alexandria Old Town. For info: www.euci.com/event

September 13-14      OR
Sustainable Stormwater Symposium, Portland, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry. Presented by American Society of Civil Engineers Environment & Water Resources Group and the American Public Works Association Local Chapters. For info: www.stormwatersymposium.org

September 13-14      Canada
Canadian Shale Water Management 2017: Reducing the Cost of Water Recycling & Reuse Conference, Calgary. Met Conference Centre. For info: http://www.canada.shale-water-management.com/access/program

September 15            CA
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Seminar, Santa Monica. DoubleTree Guest Suites Santa Monica Hotel. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

September 17           WA
Washington Environmental Cleanup: CERCLA & MTCA, Seattle. Washington State Convention Ctr. For info: Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

September 17-21                            TX
EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference and LID Competition, San Antonio. Hilton Palacio. Organized by EPA Region 6, in partnership with San Antonio, Texas, Texas A&M University Kingsville, Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), and States in Region 6.. For info: Nelly Smith, EPA, smith.nelly@epa.gov

September 18           WA
Environmental Contamination & Cleanup Conference: CERCLA + MTCA + Sediments, Seattle. Washington State Convention Ctr. For info: Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

September 18-19                           CA
California Coastal Law Conference: Legal, Policy & Commission Updates, Los Angeles. Los Angeles Athletic Club. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

September 18-20                      AUST
10th International Riversymposium and Environmental Flows Conference: Sustainable River Basin Management, Brisbane, Australia. Presented by International River Foundation. For info: http://riversymposium.com/

September 18-20                           NV
WaterPro Conference - Annual Conference of the National Rural Water Assoc., Reno. Grand Sierra Resort. For info: http://waterproconference.org/

September 20             CO
Getches-Wilkinson Center Distinguished Lecture Featuring Professor Mary Wood, Boulder. University of Colorado School of Law, Wolf Law Bldg., Wittemyer Courtroom. For info: gwc@colorado.edu

September 20             TX
Pollution Prevention Waste Management Workshop, Austin. J.J. Pickle Research Campus, University of Texas at Austin. Presented by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. For info: www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/events

September 25-26                           CA
Endangered Species Act Conference, San Francisco. BASF Conference Center. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

September 25-27                           CA
CASQA in the Capital: Building Bridges for Water: California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) Annual Conference, Sacramento. Sacramento Convention Center. For info: www.casqa.org/events/annual-conference/hotel-and-travel

September 26-27                           CO
Indian Law & Natural Resources: The Basics & Beyond Institute, Westminster. Marriott Hotel. For info: Rocky Mt. Mineral Law Foundation, 303/ 321-8100, info@rmmlf.org or www.rmmlf.org

September 28-29             MT & WEB
Montana Water Law - 17th Annual Seminar, Helena. Great Northern Hotel. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

September 30-Oct. 4                       IL
WEFTEC 2017: The Water Quality Event & Exhibition, Chicago. McCormick Place North & South. Presented by Water Education Foundation. For info: www.weftec.org/future-weftec-schedule/

October 3                   WA
2017 AWRA Washington State Conference: “The 100 Year Anniversary of the Washington Water Code: Where We Came From & Where We’re Going”, Seattle. Mountaineers Seattle Program Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE. Presented by Washington Section of the American Water Resources Assoc. For info: http://waawra.org/event-2504575

October 3                   NV
Alliance for Water Efficiency Annual Meeting & Reception, Las Vegas. South Point Hotel & Conference. Sonoma C Room. Includes AWE Groundhog Days Music Night. For info: http://www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org/AMM2017.aspx

October 3                    TX
Texas Water Law Conference: A Look at Today & Planning for Tomorrow, San Antonio. Witte Museum. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

October 3-5                MD
Interstate Council on Water Policy Annual Meeting, Baltimore. Fell’s Point -  Admiral Fell Inn. For info: www.icwp.org

October 4-6                NV
10th Annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference & Exposition 2017, Las Vegas. South Point Hotel & Conference. Presented by WaterSmart Innovations, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Alliance for Water Efficiency & the EPA WaterSense Program. For info: www.watersmartinnovations.com

October 5                   OR
Oregon Water Resources Congress Water Law Seminar, Redmond. Eagle Crest Resort. For info: http://owrc.org/event/owrc-water-law-seminar?instance_id=127

October 6                   NE
Nebraska Water Law Conference, Lincoln. University of Nebraska College of Law. McCollum Hall, 8 am - 5 pm. For info: Anthony Schutz, 472-1248 or anthony@unl.edu; https://events.unl.edu/law/2017/10/06/120793/

October 10                  WY
Wyoming Water Forum: Sara Larsen, Western States Water Council. "WSWC's Water Data Exchange (WaDE)", Cheyenne, Herschler Bldg., Room #1699, 122 W. 25th Street. Presented by Wyoming State Engineer's Office. For info: http://seo.wyo.gov/interstate-streams/water-forum

October 10-11              ID
Water & Real Estate Development in Idaho Seminar, Boise. The Owyhee. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

October 11                  UT
Utah Water Law Conference: Protecting & Managing Resources, Salt Lake City. Marriott Downtown at City Creek. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

October 11-12             TX
Water Quality / Stormwater Seminar, Austin. Palmer Events Center. Presented by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. For info: www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/events

October 12                 WA
Environmental Litigation in the Trump Era Seminar, Seattle. TBA. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

October 12-13             MT
Bridging Divides: Energy, Environment, and Empowerment in a New Era: 37th Biennial Public Land Law Conference, Missoula, University of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law. For info: http://scholarship.law.umt.edu/pllsymposium/

October 12-13             TX
Supply Chain Management for Utilities Conference, Dallas. Omni Dallas Hotel. For info: www.euci.com/event

October 12-13            NV
Tribal Water Law Conference: “Cutting Edge Insights from Practitioners in Indian Country”, Las Vegas. Caesars Palace. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

October 13                 OR
2017 Environmental Law: Year in Review CLE, Troutdale. McMenamins Edgefield. Presented by the Environmental & Natural Resources Section - Oregon BAR. For info: Tiffany Johnson, 503/ 229-6258 or Tiffany.Johnson@state.or.us or

October 16-17            DC
Environmental Trials Seminar, Washington. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP Conference Center. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

October 18                 NM
Western States Water Council / WestFAST Workshop on Federal Non-Tribal Water Claims: Continuing State-Federal Relationships Through the Implementation Phase of Decreed & Adjudicated Water Rights, Albuquerque. Marriott Pyramid North. 8 am - 11:30 am. For info: www.westernstateswater.org

October 18-20            NM
Western States Water Council Meeting - Fall 2017 (185th), Albuquerque. Marriott Pyramid North. For info: www.westernstateswater.org

October 18-21            MD
25th Fall Conference of the Section of Environment, Energy & Resources (ABA), Baltimore. Baltimore Waterfront Marriott. Presented by ABA SEER. For info: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/environment_energy_resources/events_cle.html

October 20-23            CA
National Bioneers Conference 2017: Uprising, San Rafael. Marin Center. For info: http://conference.bioneers.org/

October 24-25            CA
Water & Long-Term Value Conference, San Francisco. Fort Mason Center. Presented by Skytop Strategies. For info: https://skytopstrategies.com/water-long-term-value-2/

October 24-27            CA
USCID Conference - 10th International Conference on Irrigation & Drainage, Sacramento. Lions Gate Hotel. For info: http://www.uscid.org/17caconf.html

October 26-27            CA
Tribal Water Law in California Conference, Valley Center. TBA. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

October 26-27            NE
Annual Nebraska Water Symposium, Lincoln. Nebraska Innovation Campus.

October 31                 OR
Sediments Conference: Contamination, Remediation, Dredging & Disposal, Portland. TBA. For info: Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

November 2-3            OR
26th Annual Oregon Water Law Conference, Portland. Embass;y Suites Downtown. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

November 4               OR
14th Annual Celebration of Oregon Rivers, Portland. Tiffany Center. Presented by WaterWatch of Oregon. For info: www.waterwatch.org

November 5-9            OR
American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference, Portland. Red Lion Inn at Jantzen Beach. Addressing Infrastructure, Climate Change, Drinking Water Quality, Environmental Alteration, Endangered Species, Water Conflicts and More. For info: www.awra.org/meetings/Portland2017/index.html

November 7-9              IL
First Annual Storm Water Solutions Conference & Exhibition: Stormwater & Erosion Control, Chicago. Tinley Park Convention Center. For info: http://swsconferenceexpo.com/

November 8-9            WA
10th Annual Water Rights Transfers Seminar, Seattle. Courtyard Marriott Downtown/Pioneer Square. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

November 8-9             KS
Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, Manhattan. Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center. For info: www.kwo.org/Projects/Governors-Conference.html

November 9-10  ID
IWUA 34th Annual Water Law Seminar, Boise. Riverside Hotel. Presented by Idaho Water Users Assoc.. For info: IWUA, 208/ 344-6690 or www.iwua.org/

November 11-17  MD
9th US Symposium on Harmful Algae, Baltimore. Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel. For info: www.9thushab.com

November 13-14   CA & Web
Local Climate Change Planning Conference: Strategies for Developing Plans & Adapting to Major 2017 Legislative Actions, Sacramento. For info: Law Seminars Int’l, 206/ 567-4490 or www.lawseminars.com

November 13-14   CA
California Water Law Conference, San Francisco. BASF Conference Center. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

November 14               WY
Wyoming Water Forum: *Tentative* Mike Forsberg, conservation photographer. "Platte Basin Timelapse," Cheyenne, Herschler Bldg., Room #1699, 122 W. 25th Street. Presented by Wyoming State Engineer's Office. For info: http://seo.wyo.gov/interstate-streams/water-forum

November 15-17  AZ
NWRA Annual Conference, Tucson. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Presented by National Water Resources Assoc. For info: www.nwra.org/upcoming-conferences-workshops.html

November 17             CA
Floodplains Conference, Napa. TBA. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

November 28-Dec. 1                         OR
Oregon Water Resources Congress Annual Meeting, Hood River. Hood River Inn. For info: http://owrc.org/event/owrc-2017-annual-conference

November 29-30  DC
P3 Federal Conference: Using Partnerships to Build American Infrastructure, Washington. Marriott Marquis Hotel. For info: www.p3federalconference.com

November 30             OR
Natural Resources Damages Conference: Assessment & Restoration, Portland. TBA. For info: Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

December 3-5            CA
North American Water Loss Conference, San Diego. Paradise Point Resort. Hosted by California-Nevada Section, American Water Works Assoc. For info: http://www.northamericanwaterloss.org/

December 6               WA
Northwest Conference on Climate Change: Strategies to Reduce Carbon Emissions, Seattle. TBA. For info: Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

December 8               WA
Floodplains Conference, Seattle. TBA. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

December 12             WY
Wyoming Water Forum: Brad Carr, WyCEHG. "Groundwater Investigations on the Brule Formation," Cheyenne, Herschler Bldg., Room #1699, 122 W. 25th Street. Presented by Wyoming State Engineer's Office. For info: http://seo.wyo.gov/interstate-streams/water-forum

December 14-15  CA
CEQA - A Review of 2017 - 12th Annual Conference, San Francisco. Mariott Marquis. For info: CLE Int’l, 800/ 873-7130 or www.cle.com

2018

January 16-18  ID
Idaho Water Users Assoc. Annual Convention, Boise. The Riverside Hotel. For info: IWUA, 208/ 344-6690 or www.iwua.org/

January 25-26  WA
25th Annual Endangered Species Act Conference, Seattle. TBA. For info: The seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

January 25-27  BC
2018 Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts & Products Liability Committees’ Joint CLE Seminar, Whistler. Westin Resort & Spa. Presented by ABA Sections. For info: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/

February 6-8             WA
16th Annual Stream Restoration Symposium, Stevenson. Skamaia Lodge. Presented by River Restoration Northwest. For info: http://www.rrnw.org/

February 22-23  NV
Family Farm Alliance Conference, Reno. Eldorado Hotel. For info: www.familyfarmalliance.org

February 28               GA
Water & Environmental Law Seminar, Atlanta. TBA. For info: The Seminar Group, 800/ 574-4852, info@theseminargroup.net or www.theseminargroup.net

March 25-28              WA
Sustainable Water Management Conference, Seattle. Renaissance Seattle. Presented by American Water Works Association. For info: www.awwa.org/conferences-education/conferences/sustainable-water-management.aspx

April 9-11                   DC
Federal Water Issues Conference - National Water Resources Assoc., Washington. Embassy Suites. For info: NWRA, www.nwra.org/upcoming-conferences-workshops.html

April 16-18                 FL
36th Annual ABA Water Law Conference, Orlando. Hilton Bonnet Creek. Presented by Section of Environment, Energy & Resources. For info: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar

April 24-26                 CO
FLOW 2018: Manageing Rivers, Reservoirs, and Lakes in the Face of Drought - Practical Tools & Strategies for Sustaining & Protecting Ecological Values of Water, Fort Collins. Hilton Hotel. Presented by the Instream Flow Council. For info: www.instreamflowcouncil.org

May 15-16                   TX
Environmental Trade Fair & Conference, Austin. Austin Convention Ctr. Sponsored by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. For info: www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/events/etfc/etf.html

June 11-12                   ID
Idaho Water Users Assoc. Summer Water Law & Resource Issues Seminar, Sun Valley. TBA. For info: IWUA, 208/ 344-6690 or www.iwua.org/

July 19-21 British Columbia
64th Annual Rockey Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Victoria. For info: www.rmmlf.org/

August 1-3                  UT
Western Water Seminar, Park City. Park City Resort. Presented by National Water Resources Assoc. For info: NWRA, www.nwra.org/upcoming-conferences-workshops.html

September 29-Oct. 3                     LA
WEFTEC 2018: The Water Quality Event & Exhibition, New Orleans. Morial Convention Ctr. Presented by Water Education Foundation. For info: www.weftec.org/future-weftec-schedule/

November 7-9            CA
NWRA Annual Conference, Coronado. Hotel Del Coronado. Presented by National Water Resources Assoc. For info: www.nwra.org/upcoming-conferences-workshops.html

November 15-16  ID
Idaho Water Users Assoc. 35th Water Law Seminar, Boise. The Riverside Hotel. For info: IWUA, 208/ 344-6690 or www.iwua.org/

2019

May 14-15                   TX
Environmental Trade Fair & Conference, Austin. Austin Convention Ctr. Sponsored by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. For info: www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/events/etfc/etf.html

July 18-20                  CA
65th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Monterey. For info: www.rmmlf.org/

September 21-25                             IL
WEFTEC 2019: The Water Quality Event & Exhibition, Chicago. McCormick Place. Presented by Water Education Foundation. For info: www.weftec.org/future-weftec-schedule/

2020

May 12-13                   TX
Environmental Trade Fair & Conference, Austin. Austin Convention Ctr. Sponsored by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. For info: www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/events/etfc/etf.html

July 23-25                   UT
66th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Salt Lake City. For info: www.rmmlf.org/

October 3-7                 LA
WEFTEC 2020: The Water Quality Event & Exhibition, New Orleans. Morial Convention Ctr. Presented by Water Education Foundation. For info: www.weftec.org/future-weftec-schedule/

2021

July 15-17                  WA
67th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Seattle. For info: www.rmmlf.org/

2022

July 21-23                  CO
68th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Vail. For info: www.rmmlf.org/