Tribal Water in the Pacific Northwest | June 1 & 2, 2017 – Seattle, WA

Our upcoming conference brings together an exceptional faculty to address major developments for Tribal water in the Pacific Northwest. We are pleased to include Pamela Williams, Director of the Indian Water Rights Office at the US Department of the Interior. Key topics include:

  • Impact of the 2016 Presidential election on federal and Tribal water policies
  • Update on pending Tribal water issues in the Pacific Northwest including Klamath Basin issues
  • Stream flows in the Pacific Northwest including water release management on the Columbia River
  • Update on the Culverts Case, the Hirst Case, and other judicial developments impacting Tribal water management
  • Provisions of the EPA’s new rule authorizing tribes to administer the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) program within their reservations
  • Technical considerations of water resources management

Throughout the conference, we will explore ways in which Tribes, local governments and water agencies can work cooperatively to ensure an adequate and sustained supply of water for mutually beneficial uses into the future. We hope you can join us.

Hydrology and the Law | September 15, 2016 – Santa Monica, CA

hydrologic_cycle2Thanks to the help of our Co-Chairs: Christian L. Marsh from Downey Brand LLP and Peter Quinlan, Vice President of Dudek, we are pleased to announce our Hydrology and the Law seminar, taking place on September 15, in Santa Monica, CA.

In the face of historic droughts in California and changing weather patterns in the North, this program will provide integral insight into issues facing hydrologists, lawmakers and business professionals alike.

Our faculty will provide critical, cutting edge updates on the crucial issues faced at the intersection of law and hydrology. The topics we’ll be covering include, but are not limited to: SGMA emergency regulations, climate change impacts on hydrologic cycle, surface and groundwater flows, evolving regulatory compliance issues for wetlands, species, and stream habitats, flood control vs. water supplies and treating wastewater from oil production.

Join us at the DoubleTree in Santa Monica!

Full information: http://www.lawseminars.com/detail.php?SeminarCode=16HYCA