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11th Annual Symposium

Wasted Water:
Reasonable Use Law in 21st Century California

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco, CA

Registration opens on October 1, 2014.

This year’s Symposium will address current and future water issues in California, focusing on opportunities for collaboraiton in water management, and exploring possible resloutions to issues that will shape the future of our state with the theme of "Wasted Water: Reasonable Use Law in 21st Century California."

The program will tackle a variety of issues through the lens of managing water efficiently and sustainably under the Reasonable Use Doctrine. Panels will cover a range of topics, including efficiency in urban water use, pricing and incentives as a means of limiting use, sustainable groundwater management, and the role of Reasonable Use in agricultural sector. The Symposium is a collaborative, student-led effort between Golden Gate University School of Law; UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall); UC Davis School of Law (King Hall); UC Hastings College of the Law; University of San Francisco School of Law; and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Every year, the Symposium brings together academics, practitioners, policymakers, scientists, community members, and students to hear from leading professionals on pressing water issues.


 If you have questions about the Symposium, please contact the Symposium Co-Chairs at waterlawsymposium@gmail.com.

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