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The Regulatory Challenge
Linking Water and Energy:
A Joint Agency Symposium

Members from the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, the California Department of Water Resources, and California Independent System Operator, as well as other state representatives, will discuss options to mutually improve the efficiencies of California's water and energy systems, and other related events and topics of joint interest.

10 a.m.
1516 Ninth Street
First Floor, Hearing Room A
Sacramento, California

(Wheelchair Accessible)

Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet. For details, please go to:

To participate in the meeting by phone,
please call 1-888 791 5525 by 10:00 a.m.
Passcode: Water Energy Call Leader: Lorraine White


This symposium will identify and address ways that California's water and energy utilities can work together to manage water and energy use more effectively. No decisions will be made at this public meeting.

Preliminary Agenda

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Panel # 1: Statewide Perspective of the Relationship Between Water and Energy Use
  • Panel # 2A: How Water Utilities can Reduce Energy Consumption - Best Management Practices
  • Lunch
  • Panel # 2B: How Water Utilities can Reduce Energy Consumption - Lessons Learned by Leading Private Water Utilities
  • Panel # 3: Forward-Looking Research and Water Regulatory Policies
  • Public Comments
  • Closing Remarks

Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser, Margret J. Kim, provides the public assistance in participating in Energy Commission activities. If you want information on how to participate in this forum, please contact the Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, or by e-mail at [pao@energy.state.ca.us]. If you have a disability and require assistance to participate, please contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146 at least five days in advance.

Please direct all news media inquiries to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989.

For technical questions on the subject matter, please call Shahid Chaudhry at 916-654-4858.

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