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Climate Change, Water, and Planning

posted Jan 30, 2012, 9:04 AM by Urban Planning Coalition SJSU

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: San José City Hall, W120, 200 East Santa Clara Street, San José.
Cost: Free

Learn what researchers and practitioners are saying and doing about climate change impacts on sea-level in the Bay Area: general planning and approaches to adapting to rising tides; and application of current understanding to infrastructure and development planning. A panel of experts will discuss plans and potential impacts for the region and locally with plenty of time for comments and questions.

Registration, networking and refreshments start at 6 PM.

Space is limited, RSVP early at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2860402541
Or contact Katja Irvin (katja.irvin@sbcglobal.net or 408 569-8214).

Speakers:

Matthew Herbeger, PE
Matthew is a researcher at the non-profit Pacific Institute in Oakland, California. His current research covers water supply and water quality, water and energy, and impacts of climate change on water resources.

Rich Walter, ICF International
Rich is the leader of ICF's California municipal climate action planning practice which advises municipal clients on addressing both greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change impacts through NEPA, CEQA, general plans and climate action plans. 

Eric Biland, PE
Eric is senior water resources engineer at Kimley Horn and Associates. He provides expertise in permanent and construction BMPs, hydrology/hydraulic analyses, calculations, studies and reports as well as CEQA and agency permitting.


Co-sponsored by: American Planning Association California Northern; Santa Clara Valley Water District, and Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter

AICP CM | pending 

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