PPIC Report: Paying for Water in California

Welcome and Presentation: Overview of the PPIC Water Finance Study

Ellen Hanak, Public Policy Institute of California


Fiscal Orphans: Floods, Small Systems, Stormwater, and Watersheds

Moderator: Jay Lund, University of California, Davis

Curt Aikens, Yuba County Water Agency

Celeste Cantú, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority

Debbie Davis, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

Matt Fabry, San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program

Beyond Bonds: How Else Can the State Help Fill the Gap?

Moderator: David Mitchell, M Cubed

Roberta Larson, California Association of Sanitation Agencies

Tim Quinn, Association of California Water Agencies

Lester Snow, California Water Foundation

Fran Spivy-Weber, State Water Resources Control Board


Time to Talk Constitutional Reforms for Water Finance?

Moderator: Brian Gray, University of California, Hastings

Loren Kaye, California Foundation for Commerce and Education

Shawn Koorn, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Kelly Salt, Best Best & Krieger LLP

Greg Weber, Pacific McGeorge School of Law


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