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Grab your ticket today for the 2024 Showcase to learn more about scalable strategies and solutions to conserve one of Earth's most precious resources: water.

Since 2004, hundreds of advocates, researchers, business leaders, product manufacturers and government officials have gathered each year to address the most pressing water issues and challenges facing the state of California.

Join us in person to engage with exhibitors and network with water industry professionals. If you are unable to attend in person, you may register to view individual sessions online.

NOTE: For in-person attendance, please be aware that you will need to bring a valid photo I.D with you for entry into the facility. 



AIA San Francisco Committee on the Environment (COTE) - San Francisco

City of Sacramento

East Bay Municipal Utility District

Pacific Gas & Electric

Regional Water Authority

Sacramento Regional Water Authority

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

San Jose Water

U.S. Green Building Council - Northern California

Partners, Sponsors, & Exhibitors


Past, Present and Future of Water

Peter Gleick - Pacific Institute

Case Studies Featuring Innovation in Stormwater Management

Brent Bucknum - Hyphae Design Lab
Rob Dusenbury - Lotus Water Engineering

SmartLandscapes @ UC Davis: Actual Plant Water Use Study

Dave Fujino - CA Center for Urban Hort.

Emily Finch - CA Center for Urban Hort.

Abigail Bleichner - Student

Anthony La - Student

Gordon Matassa - City of Oakland

Dave Muffly - Oaktopia

Updating the UC Water Policy: Strategies for Successful Policy Development

Eli Perszyk - UC San Francisco

Wes Sullens - U.S Green Building Council

Transforming Urban Landscapes: Effective Policies and Programs

Paul Lander PhD - University of Colorado

Lourdes Camarena - Save Our Water

Terrence McCarthy - P.E, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

California's Unprecedented Push for Increased Water Efficiency

Heather Cooley - Pacific Institute

Karina Herrera - SWRCB

Maureen Erbeznik - Maureen Erbeznik and Associates

Joe Berg - Municipal Water District of Orange County

The Cost and Water Savings Potential for Detecting Leaks

Sonali Abraham - Pacific Institute

Lindsay Kinsler - East Bay Municipal Utility District

Source to Sea: Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

Kasie Regnier - Monterey Bay Aqarium

Eben Schwartz - CA Coastal Commission

Miho Ligare - Surfrider Foundation

Decorative Lawn No More:
Navigating the New
Non-Functional Commercial Turf Irrigation Ban

Krista Guerrero - Metropolitan Water District

John Tawaststjerna - Rossmoor

Water-Energy Nexus:
Products that Save Water and Energy

Kendra Olmos - InPipe Energy

Claire Xiao - Rainstick Shower

Gerald Van Decker - RenewAbility Energy

Laundry to Landscape:
Lessons Learned

Kristin Bowman - EBMUD

Anya Kamenskaya - EBMUD

Holly Nadeau - City of Santa Rosa

Christina Mountanos - Marin Water

Nicolas Simard - City of Santa Clara Valley Water District





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Premium Exhibitor

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Q: Who can attend? 

A: Everyone is invited to attend. All Water Conservation Showcase education is free to the public. This is made possible through the work of the Water Conservation Showcase partners: AIA SF COTE, East Bay Municipal Utility District, San Francisco Public Utilities, San Jose Water, Pacific Gas & Electric, USGBC Northern California, City of Sacramento, Sacramento Regional Water Authority and showcase sponsors. 


Q: Will this be in-person or virtual? 

A: In 2024, the Showcase will be a full-day, in-person conference! You can attend in-person (at the San Ramon Conference Center) for full access, networking, and engagement with exhibitors or virtually watch livestreamed webinars at home.

Q: Will parking be available?

A: Yes, parking will available, free and on-site. 

Q: Will continuing education credits be available?

A: Yes, we will be offering GBCI and AIA continuing education hours for most sessions.

Q: Do I need to register for each session separately?

A: If attending in person, you will only need to register once through Eventbrite. If attending virtually, you should also register via Eventbrite and will receive instructions on how to attend each session a week prior to the conference. You can register on Eventbrite HERE

Q: How do I get to the San Ramon Conference Center?

A: The Conference Center is located in San Ramon at 3301 Crow Canyon Road, off Highway 680, between Walnut Creek and Pleasanton. Free parking is available to all.


Driving Directions:

  • From Highway 680, take the Crow Canyon Road exit.

  • Head East until you pass Camino Ramon Road.

  • Turn into the second driveway on your right


Local Public transportation:

The San Ramon Valley Conference Center is accessible by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) and County Connection bus. You can ride BART to the Walnut Creek station then transfer to the 95X, 96X or 21 County Connection bus, or ride BART to the Dublin/Pleasanton Station and transfer to the 97X or 35 County Connection bus.


If you have questions, please call the Conference Center at (925) 866-7500.

Q: How can I get help with the registration process?

A. Please email


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Water Conservation Showcase on stewardship, policy and equity

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Last day of the Water Conservation Showcase features technologies and design strategies

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Thank you to our sponsors, partners and exhibitors who have donated the 2024 door prizes!

In person attendees must be present in the conference center at the closing remarks to win.

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Dazed Bucket Hat - Ivory

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Sand Cloud x Surfrider Cloud Sunburst Towel

Turmeric Logo Dad Hat

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$100 Amazon Gift Card

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Signed Copy - The Three Stages of Water by Peter Gleick

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