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Free City 'Water Forum' Feb. 26, 2014

Free City 'Water Forum' Feb. 26, 2014

 FREE CITY FORUM ON STATE WATER SUPPLY CHALLENGES SET FEB. 26, 2014 

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to attend a free panel discussion on water supply challenges sponsored by the Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP).  Water and environmental experts will discuss California’s long-term water supply challenges plus potential state and local solutions. 

“Your Water: The Big Picture” begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Room 107 at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St.  The public is encouraged to register for the free event at www.PWPweb.com or by calling (626) 744-3715. 

The forum is PWP’s kickoff event for its newest public awareness campaign highlighting the City’s proactive water conservation and drought response efforts.  In addition to hearing from the panelists, the public will have the opportunity to build a free conservation kit and enter a raffle to win a rain barrel.  

Specific discussion topics include where our water comes from; information on plans to stabilize the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem; PWP’s innovative local water conservation efforts and incentive programs PWP customers can use to reduce water use and save money. 

Panel speakers currently scheduled are Roger K. Patterson, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; Doug Obegi, Natural Resources Defense Council and Dan Rodrigo, CDM Smith. 

For more water and energy conservation tips visit www.PWPweb.com/SaveEnergy. 

Statewide drought information is online at www.saveourH2o.org. 

For more information about the City of Pasadena, visit www.cityofpasadena.net, follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov, online at www.twitter.com/PasadenaGov or call the Citizen Service Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. 

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Wendy De Leon, Customer Relations Manager, Pasadena Water & Power, (626) 744- 3739, wdeleon@cityofpasadena.net, or William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 

 

 

Posted: 2/18/2014 05:00:00 PM