California’s Water Law, Policy and Regulation: Coping with the Challenges of Unpredictable Supply

June 13-14, 2016

Co-Chair and Presenter, Argent Communications 31st Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference

Downey Brand is pleased to sponsor the 31st Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference on June 13-14, 2016 in San Francisco. Downey Brand water law attorneys Kevin O'Brien (Conference Co-Chair), Christian Marsh, and Meredith Nikkel are presenting.

This comprehensive two-day California Water Law Conference focuses on long-term water supply issues facing the state. Participants will learn how to navigate water supply assessments for development, strategies for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act implementation, and how disputes over regional water assets are progressing. You’ll hear from representatives of state regulatory agencies, environmental organizations, the academic community, consulting firms, top water attorneys from throughout the state, and a Keynote Presentation from Thomas Gibson, Deputy Secretary and Chief Counsel of the California Resources Agency.

  • Kevin O'Brien will start things off with a "Conference Overview"
  • Meredith Nikkel will provide an "Overview of SWRCB Actions During the Recent Drought"
  • Christian Marsh will discuss the "Public Trust Doctrine Boundaries for Groundwater and Related Resources"

Visit the event website to view the full agenda and to register.