ACWA’s 2012 SpringConference & ExhibitionMay 8 -11, 2012 • MontereyAssociationLeadershipFebruary 2012
Message from the PresidentWHAT’S NEWTHIS SPRING!New Director andGeneral ManagerReceptionTuesday, May 8; 6:30-7:30 p.m.Are you a new director or newgeneral manager? This no-hostreception is an opportunityfor you to network with otherprofessionals new to their positionor the water industry.Ask the ACWA Expert!Wednesday, May 9; 10 a.m.-NoonThursday, May 10; 8-11 a.m.Located in the Exhibit HallDo you have a burning legislativeor regulatory question? Wouldyou like one-on-one timewith key policy and technicalexperts? Now’s your chance!Staff from ACWA’s Regulatory,Legislative and Federal Affairsdepartments will be available toyou on Wednesday and Thursdaymorning in the Exhibit Hall. Staytuned for detailed information.Greetings!I would like to cordially invite you to attend ACWA’s 2012Spring Conference & Exhibition, “A Strong FoundationFor Rebuilding California,” scheduled for May 8-11 inMonterey.With a Water Bond slated for the November 2012 ballot,signals in the governor’s budget that water will be a priorityand a Field poll showing a large majority of Californiansbelieving that we must make major investments to upgradeand modernize our water system, water is a major focus ofCalifornians this year. But even with that strong foundationin place, are we ready for rebuilding California?ACWA’s spring conference will address the many issues and challenges surrounding ourstate’s water and what we need to know and can expect. There will be programs anddiscussions on the new Delta flow requirements, water quality, supply and conservation.Topics such as the Endangered Species Act and its effects on local water supplies, publicagency retirement benefit restructuring and even how water policies and practices arebeing dealt with in corporate America will be discussed, explained and debated.At this time author Dan McNichol, has been confirmed to keynote the Wednesdayopening breakfast. McNichol, award-winning journalist and author of “The Roads ThatBuilt America,” is a major proponent of investing in the nation’s infrastructure.This conference will also have many programs specifically aimed at legal, finance,human resources, and water treatment and distribution professionals, along withopportunities for directors to receive their ethics training. All conference delegates areencouraged and welcome to attend the committee and region meetings that will be held.Don’t forget to visit the ACWA Exhibit Hall. It will be filled with a variety of vendors thatcan assist you and your agency with such things as legal, financial and public relationsneeds, along with any construction, design and engineering needs and more.Many of these programs and events at conference would not be possible without thetremendous support of our sponsors!The conference is once again being held at the popular Monterey Conference Center,Portola and Marriott Hotels. Make sure you attend for the opportunity to learn aboutnew ideas, network and meet up with friends and colleagues at the receptions andspecial events being held.I look forward to seeing all of you.See you in Monterey!Randy RecordACWA President2 ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 2012
Conference HighlightsWEDNESDAYOPENING BREAKFASTBest-Selling Author andJournalist Dan McNichol toKeynote Opening BreakfastWednesday, May 9; 8-9:45 a.m.Railroads, dams, superhighways and other large-scaleprojects have shaped the United States - especiallythe West. Decades of neglect of these invaluableinvestments leave us asking if we’ve lost our way.What happened to our vision to think big and build big?Best-selling author and award-winning journalist Dan McNichol headlinesWednesday’s Opening Breakfast with an insightful look at how infrastructurewas built in the past and how it’s being approached today. He’ll share howother state organizations and governments are grappling with building megaprojects. McNichol delves into the power of building better for the sake offuture generations - and the cost if we fail to invest in rebuilding waterways,levees, drinking water systems and other facilities key to our communities andeconomy.A frequent contributor to CNBC News, McNichol has appeared on numeroustelevision news programs and was honored as one of the nation’s outstandingwriters by the American Society of Civil Engineers. His articles and workhave appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, ThePhiladelphia Inquirer and numerous other periodicals.His books, including “The Roads that Built America” and “The Big Dig,” haveearned critical acclaim and international recognition. Currently McNichol isworking on a book chronicling the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, dueto be published in 2013 for the new span’s opening.TOWN HALLDeveloping Comprehensive, Integrated Solutionsin the Era of Co-Equal GoalsWednesday, May 9; 2:30-3:45 p.m.With the passage of the 2009 Delta Reform Act, California has embarked ona new era of water policy – one that places statewide water supply reliabilityand restoration of the Delta ecosystem on equal footing, working in concertwith one another as opposed to competing with each other, as often been thecase in the past. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to share theirperspectives with key water policy makers who are charged with the task ofdeveloping a comprehensive, integrated strategy that addresses all significantfactors affecting the advancement of the co-equal goals, including in-streamflow criteria, predation control, fishery harvest management, pollution control,and responding to a changing hydrograph.THURSDAY EVENINGDINNER & ENTERTAINMENTMay 10, 7 – 10:30 p.m.This Thursday evening dinner event will beless formal and more relaxed. The eveningwill feature a variety of food stationsallowing you to mingle your way throughdinner, while visiting with your colleaguesand friends.After dinner you will be treated to theentertainment of Justin Willman – who’s“like a magician, but cooler.” Quicklybecoming one of the busiest TV personalitiesand live entertainers in America, Willmanhas been featured on the Rachael Ray talkshow and presently hosts the hit showsCupcake Wars and Last Cake Standing onthe Food Network. Having performed at theWhite House last year for the President andFirst Lady, Willman is the “new breed ofmagician, a sort of young, hip Ed Sullivanwho’s making magic cool again for grownups,”according to a December 9, 2011 LosAngeles Times article.Come as you are and join us for a relaxedand fun evening.Programs are subjectto change without notice.3
ACWA Conference ProgramsATTORNEYS PROGRAMSThese programs are approved by the State Bar of Californiafor attorneys to receive general MCLE credits.Water Conservation and Water TransfersWednesday, May 9; 2:30-3:45 p.m.(1.25 hours of general MCLE credit)This panel of experts will discuss the legal requirements and background forwater transfers, particularly as they relate to water conserved through waterconservation measures (piping open ditches, drip irrigation, among others). Thepanel will also cover the California Department of Water Resources’ “policy” ofprotesting transfers of conserved water unless that water would have flowed to an“unusable” water source. This policy has implications beyond conserved waterand could impact future groundwater substitution transfers.Beyond the Delta: What Every Water District Needs to Know Aboutthe Endangered Species Act’s Critical Habitat and its Effects onLocal Water SupplyThursday, May 10; 2:30-3:45 p.m.(1.25 hours of general MCLE credit)This session provides important new information about the U.S. Fish & WildlifeService’s regulations designating critical habitat in rivers, streams, reservoirs,and groundwater storage areas and the potential impact on the development,conveyance, storage, and operations and management activities of local watersupply projects. As a result of legal challenges to previous critical habitatdesignations, which usually excluded local water supply projects, USFWS isredesignating critical habitat and, in many cases, expanding the boundariesof critical habitat to include areas essential to the development and operationand management of local water supply projects. Panelists will provide the mostcurrent developments in litigation, regulation and policy addressing this issue.FINANCE PROGRAMCPAs may receive continuing education credits by attending these programs.Getting the Skinny on Water Rates: Why Have They Increased so Much?Wednesday, May 9; 10-11:45 a.m.HUMAN RESOURCES PROGRAMSThis program session may count as electives towards JPIA’s HR CertificationProgram for HR Professionals.The Public Records Act: What is Private These Days and What Isn’t?Wednesday, May 9; 2:30-3:45 p.m.Two additional HR programs are currently being planned. They will take placeThursday, May 10 at 10-11:30 a.m. and 2:30-3:45 p.m.4JOINT ATTORNEYS/FINANCE PROGRAMKeeping Your Revenue Stream Flowingand Constitutionally SecureThursday, May 10; 10-11:30 a.m.(1.5 hours of general MCLE credits forattorneys or continuing education creditsfor CPAs may be earned by attending thisprogram.)This will be a practically orientedpresentation focused on the historicalevolution of the law relating to Propositions13, 218, and 26; making the record(developing, presenting, and reviewing thecost of service study and correspondingsystem of agency fees and charges);defending the rate setting decision (courtprocess); with a brief discussion of whatto do with initiatives that seek to roll backrates.JOINT ENERGY/FINANCE PROGRAMMoney From Thin Air! How CouldCalifornia’s Cap and Trade Auctionand Compliance System Help WaterDistricts?Wednesday, May 9; 2:30-3:45 p.m.Carbon credits, offsets and allocationsare a new reality in California with theimplementation of AB32. Can this becomea new funding source at a time when watermanagers are balancing critical capitalproject deferrals and rate affordability?At this panel, you will learn about theCalifornia Air Resources Board’s phasedimplementation of the new program, theupcoming auctions, compliance offsetsand protocols development. Could the newoffsets mechanism allow for watershedsrestoration, LID wastewater and other naturalcapital projects to pencil out? Join us andhear more about the revenues, costs and thepotential impact to your water agency.
Programs are subject to change without notice.WATER INDUSTRYTRENDS PROGRAMSIs Your Agency Ready? Developing an Effective Salt/NutrientManagement PlanWednesday, May 9; 10-11:45 a.m.In 2009, the State Water Resources Control Board issued their RecycledWater Policy, designed to increase the beneficial use of recycled water frommunicipal wastewater sources in California. As part of the policy, the Boardadded a requirement that a salt/nutrient management plan be developedfor each groundwater basin and sub-basin by 2014. Many agencies andstakeholder groups have begun crafting these plans, but many have yet tobegin the process, and time is of the essence. Agencies in various stages ofplan development will discuss how they are approaching the requirement andwill offer tips for managers who need to start planning to meet the deadline.Nitrates in Groundwater: How Can the Problem Be Solved?Wednesday, May 9; 2:30-3:45 p.m.Nitrate contamination in groundwater basins is an issue that has plaguedmany parts of California for decades, including small and disadvantagedcommunities that are often served by private wells or lack adequateinfrastructure and the ability to pay for treatment. While characterizing thesources in each area can be challenging, finding effective solutions to theproblem for those drinking the water has proven to be even more difficult.Experts will speak to attendees about the latest efforts to solve this complexissue, including recommendations from the recently released report by Dr.Thomas Harter on nitrates in the Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley (perSBX2 1, Stat. 2008), the role of the California Department of Public Health,and environmental organizations’ long-term work to advocate on behalf ofcommunities affected by nitrate contamination.JOINT ATTORNEYS/HUMAN RESOURCEPROGRAMA Case Study on Retirement BenefitRestructuringWednesday, May 9; 10-11:45 a.m.(1.75 hours of general MCLE credits forattorneys or electives towards JPIA’s HRCertificate for HR professionals may beearned by attending this program.)Governments everywhere are struggling withthe rising costs of retirement and pensionbenefits. Most governments that are tacklingthe issue are adopting a second-tier with alower benefit formula for future employees.History shows when financial times aregood, employee groups successfully exertpressure to collapse the second tier back intothe primary tier. Proposed GASB pensionaccounting changes further exacerbatequestions about pension sustainability.This panel will examine creative solutionsto containing costs while providing acompetitive total compensation package andappropriate level of retirement benefits to thepublic agency workforce.ACWA/JPIA Sexual Harassment Prevention for Board Members & Managers (AB 1825)Tuesday, May 8; 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.Have you ever thought what it would be like to be the “accused”and the impact it would have on your personal and professionallife? This course revolves around an actual case where theaccused goes through the cycle of “chaos” that developed as aresult of the accusation of sexual harassment.The course presented by ACWA/JPIA experts, will guidemanagement through the sexual harassment investigativeprocess. Other points covered by this course are understandingthe California and federal sexual harassment laws, recognizingearly signs of sexual harassment, maintaining opencommunication in a respectful environment, and investigatingand resolving sexual harassment complaints.ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 2012By equipping management with the knowledge they need toprevent and respond to harassment situations, the course helpsto prevent and eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace.In order to receive credit for this class, attendees must arrive ontime and attend the entire two-hour session.Human Relations professionals may count these session hours aselectives towards JPIA’s Human Resources Certification Program(HRCP).For more information, contact ACWA/JPIA at (916)786-5742.5
Statewide Issue ForumsNew Delta Flow Requirements: Where WaterQuality and Water Supply MeetWednesday, May 9; 10-11:45 a.m.The ongoing State Board and Regional Board water quality proceedings andtheir potential impact on water supply will be revealed at this statewideissue forum. The panel will provide a balanced view of those proceedingsand explain why water quality laws are used to address Delta stream flows,how water rights may be affected by new stream flow requirements and whyeven hydroelectric generation may be affected.This program is approved by the State Bar of California for attorneys toreceive 1.75 general MCLE credits.The Business of Water: Environmental Stewardshipin Corporate AmericaThursday, May 10; 10-11:30 a.m.Coca-Cola has a goal to be water-neutral in their direct operations by 2020and has improved water use efficiency by 16 percent since 2004. Levi-Strauss & Co. adopted their first global water quality guidelines in 1992 andis one of the founding member signatories of the CEO Water Mandate, aunique public-private initiative that assists companies in the development,implementation and disclosure of water sustainability policies and practices.Kraft Foods has reduced their global manufacturing water consumption 30percent from 2005-2010. For corporate America, their water footprint notonly affects the planet but affects their bottom line, and more and morecompanies are developing ways to reduce and recycle their water resources.Listen to corporate executives talk about their organizations’ sustainabilityinitiatives, how they are tackling the issue of water scarcity throughout theglobe, and their long-term commitment to environmental responsibility.Programs are subject to change without notice.6 ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 2012
Exhibit Hall HighlightsPhoto credits: Dale KolkeWHO WILL YOU MEET TODAY?A Welcome Reception will be hosted in theExhibit Hall on Tuesday, May 8 from 5-6:30 p.m.ACWA welcomes vendors from around theUnited States whose products, services andresources may be just the right solutions to yournew challenges. Don’t miss the opportunity tomeet these vendors at the Welcome Receptionon Tuesday evening; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -Noon and 1:30-5 p.m.; and Thursday, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m.The popular Exhibit Hall will be located in theSerra Ballroom at the Monterey ConferenceCenter and is open to all registered conferencedelegates.Our sincere thanks to Krieger & Stewart,Incorporated, Consulting Engineers forsponsoring the popular dessert break.NEWSOLUTIONSNEWIDEASNEWPRODUCTSCASH& PRIZESACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 20127
Preliminary Conference Agenda8:30-10:15 a.m.• ACWA/JPIA Risk ManagementSubcommittee10:30-11:45 a.m.• ACWA/JPIA Executive Committee1:15-2:30 p.m.• ACWA/JPIA Town Hall3-5 p.m.• ACWA/JPIA Board of Directors5-6 p.m.• ACWA/JPIA Board of Directors’Reception8 a.m.-6 p.m.• RegistrationMonday, May7Tuesday, May 88:30-10 a.m.• ACWA/JPIA Seminar I10-11:45 a.m.• Water Quality Committee10:15-11:45 a.m.• ACWA/JPIA Seminar II11 a.m.-Noon• Outreach Task ForceNoon-2 p.m.• ACWA 101 & Luncheon• Committee Lunch Break1-2:45 p.m.• Finance Committee• Groundwater Committee• Scholarship Subcommittee1:30-3:30 p.m.• ACWA/JPIA Sexual HarassmentPrevention (AB 1825)2-4 p.m.• SDLF Special DistrictAdministrator Certification Test2-4:15 p.m.• Ethics Training (pg. 9)3-4:45 p.m.• Communications Committee• Energy Committee• Federal Affairs Committee• Insurance & Personnel Committee• Local Government Committee• Membership Committee• Water Management Committee5-6:30 p.m.• Welcome Reception in theExhibit Hall (pg. 7)6:30-7:30 p.m.• New General Manager/DirectorNo-Host Happy Hour• Young Water ProfessionalsNo-Host Happy HourWednesday, May 97:30 a.m.-5 p.m.• Registration8-9:45 a.m.• Opening Breakfast (Ticket required.No breakfast service after 8:30 a.m.)8:30 a.m.-Noon & 1:30-5 p.m.• Exhibit Hall10-11:45 a.m.• Joint Attorneys/Human ResourcesProgram (pg. 4)• Communications CommitteeProgram• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Finance Program (pg. 4)• Region Forum• Statewide Issue Forum (pg. 6)• Water Industry Trends Program (pg. 5)Noon-2 p.m.• General Session & Luncheon(Ticket required. No luncheonservice after 12:30 p.m.)2:10-2:30 p.m.• Prize Drawing/Dessert Breaksponsored by Krieger & Stewart,Incorporated, Consulting Engineers2:30-3:45 p.m.• Attorneys Program (pg. 4)• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Joint Energy/Finance Program (pg. 4)• Human Resources Program• Town Hall (pg. 3)• Water Industry Trends Program (pg. 5)2:30-4:45 p.m.• Ethics Training (pg. 9)4-5 p.m.• Regions 6-10 Membership Meetings4-6 p.m.• Legal Affairs Committee5-7 p.m.• CH2MHILL Hosted Reception7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.• RegistrationThursday, May 108 a.m.-12:15 p.m.• Exhibit Hall8-9:15 a.m.• Networking Continental Breakfast9:30-11:45 a.m.• Ethics Training (pg. 9)10-11:30 a.m.• Joint Attorneys/Finance Program (pg. 4)• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Human Resources Program• Region Forum• Statewide Issue Forum (pg. 6)• Water Industry Trends Program (pg. 5)11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.• Prize Drawing in the Exhibit Hall8 ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 2012
Programs are subject to change without notice.12:15-2:15 p.m.• General Session & Luncheon(Ticket required. No luncheon serviceafter 12:45 p.m.)2:15-2:30 p.m.• Dessert Break sponsored byKrieger & Stewart, Incorporated,Consulting Engineers2:30-3:45 p.m.• Attorneys Program (pg. 4)• Commissioner’s Forum• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Human Resources Program• Statewide Issue Forum (pg. 6)• Water Industry Trends Program4-5 p.m.• Regions 1-5 Membership Meetings6-7 p.m.• No-Host Reception7-10:30 p.m.• Dinner and Entertainment (pg. 3)8-9:30 a.m.• RegistrationFriday, May 118:30-10 a.m.• Hans Doe Forum Breakfast(Ticket required. No breakfast serviceafter 9 a.m.)Other EventsTuesday, May 88 a.m.• ACWA/MWH Golf TournamentThursday, May 106:45-8:30 a.m.• San Joaquin Valley AgriculturalWater CommitteeAll conference programsare subject to change.ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition NewsContinuing Educationand Training OpportunitiesMany of ACWA’s program sessions qualify for credit for professionalcareer development. This conference will offer continuing educationcredit to Certified Public Accountants, attorneys and legal professionals,human resource administrators, and water treatment and distributionoperators.There will also be three opportunities to receive water agency officialethics training. Public officials in office must receive this training everytwo years (24 months). Ethics training will be available on:• Tuesday, May 8, 2-4:15 p.m.• Wednesday, May 9, 2:30-4:45 p.m.• Thursday, May 10, 9:30-11:45 a.m.Board members and managers can attend ACWA/JPIA’s course onsexual harassment prevention training as mandated by AB 1825. Thiscourse takes place Tuesday, May 8 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. See page 5 formore information.All programs offered during ACWA’s 2012 Spring Conference& Exhibition are valid for SDLF’s Special District AdministratorCertification Program. For information on the certification program,please visit: www.sdlf.org.For more information about ACWA’s continuing educationprograms or ethics training, contact Lori Doucette at(916) 441-4545 or email@example.com
Sponsorship ProgramSpring 2012Conference SponsorsAlliant Insurance Services, Inc.Anthem Blue CrossBartle Wells AssociatesCDM SmithCH2MHILLEl Dorado Irrigation DistrictBecome an ACWA Sponsor and Reach TopDecision Makers Today!When you become an ACWA sponsor, your companyjoins forces with a century-old guiding force in Californiawater policy. You will gain recognition and the opportunityto develop relationships with California’s immense watercommunity.Whether developing new relationships with water leadersor enhancing your current ones, ACWA offers manyexciting opportunites.As a sponsor, your organization will be able to reacha targeted audience of decision makers who areinstrumental in the California water community. Theseinclude: directors, general managers, elected officials,attorneys, communications professionals, engineers,finance managers, human resource managers, waterquality specialists and other key staff members of publicagencies. Additionally, you help ACWA keep costs downon registration fees, subscriptions and more for ACWAmembers and “Friends of ACWA.”HDRKrieger & Stewart, Incorporated,Consulting EngineersKronick MoskovitzTiedemann & GirardMorrison & Foerster LLPMWHPsomasQuad KnopfRMCWest Yost AssociatesFor more information aboutbecoming a sponsor contactLori Doucette at firstname.lastname@example.org ACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATIONREGISTRATION HOURSTuesday, May 88 a.m.-6 p.m.Wednesday, May 97:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Thursday, May 107:30 a.m.-4 p.m.Friday, May 118-9:30 a.m.WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR ADVANTAGE PRICING?The following people are eligible for ACWA Advantagepricing:• Any ACWA member organization’s officers/ directors.Any employee on an ACWA public agency member,affiliate or associate organization’s payroll.• Any ACWA board member whose fee is paid for by amember agency.• Any state or federal administrative or legislativepersonnel in elective, appointive or staffing positions.• Staff of ACWA/JPIA, Water Education Foundation andCalifornia Water Awareness Campaign.• Any individual or honorary life member of ACWA.If you are interested in learning more about becoming apart of ACWA, contact Melanie Medina at (916) 441-4545or email@example.com.SAVE MONEY WITH A PACKAGE REGISTRATIONPackage registration is available to ACWA public agencyand individual members, affiliates and associates only.By taking advantage of this special deal, you will save$110 over registering for each option separately. Thesame registration and meal combination will cost youan additional $153 if you wait to purchase this on site.Package registration includes Tuesday night’s openingreception, your registration fee for the entire conference,and one ticket to all meals (3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and1 dinner). The package is only available until 4:30 p.m.(PST), April 9, 2012.REGISTRATION DEADLINEThe registration deadline is April 9. After that date, youmust register on site. Registration may be paid with a checkor charged on your Visa or MasterCard.CHANGES & CANCELLATIONSRegistrations can be changed or cancelled by emailingEllie Meek at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations must bereceived prior to 4:30 p.m. (PST), April 9 in order to receivea credit voucher, less a $50 handling fee. Upon receiptof the cancellation, you will receive an email confirmingthe cancellation. If you do not receive a cancellationconfirmation, please contact ACWA at (916) 441-4545.Otherwise, you will be responsible for remaining moniesdue. Cancellations after April 9 will not be refunded.SUBSTITUTIONSSubstitutions from the same organization are accepted.A $25 handling fee will be applied. Substitution requestsshould be submitted to email@example.com. Please notifyACWA of substitutions by 4:30 p.m. (PST), April 9. Afterthat date, they will need to be handled on site.REFUNDS & CREDITS• Handling fee of $50 will be applied on all registrationrefunds and credit vouchers.• No refunds given on spouse/companion registration fee.• Credit card/check refunds (less the $50 handling fee)until April 2.• Credit vouchers (less the $50 handling fee) will beissued April 3-9.• Meals will be refunded until 4:30 p.m. (PST), April 9.• There will be no refund transactions made during theconference.• NO REFUNDS AFTER APRIL 9, 2012.NAME BADGESName badges must be worn to attend all conferenceevents. Badges may be checked at the doors. Informationfor the badges will be taken directly from onlineregistration submissions and conference preregistrationforms. Therefore, it is vital that complete, accurate andlegible information be submitted. Deadline for registrationis 4:30 p.m. (PST), April 9. Badges will be available onlyfor those who register for the conference.Name badges sponsored by Bartle Wells Associates.Name badge holder lanyards sponsored by Psomas.Note: If you have a disability that may require accommodation to assure your fullparticipation, please contact Ellie Meek of the ACWA staff to discuss your needs.REGISTER ONLINE TODAY AT WWW.ACWA.COMACWA Spring Conference & Exhibition News, February 201211
ACWA’s 2012 Spring Conference & Exhibition PreregistrationMonterey Conference Center, Portola & Marriott Hotels | May 8-11, 2012ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE: WWW.ACWA.COMPREREGISTRATION & CANCELLATION DEADLINE IS 4:30 P.M. (PST), APRIL 9, 2012Registration forms received after April 9 will be returned, regardless of postmark. There is a $50 handling fee on allcancellations prior to this date. Credit card/check registration fees (less the $50 handling fee) can be refunded until4:30 p.m. (PST), April 2. Thereafter, refund credit vouchers will be issued April 3-9, 4:30 p.m. (PST).Fill in Completely - Please Print/Type Clearly* Required Fields (If bringing a guest, guest’s name and e-mail address are required as well.)OFFICE USE ONLY - SC12-1ENT __________DATE __________My info has changed. Please update it.* Name on Badge to Read ** Guest ($35 fee if attending)* Title* Organization* Address* City * State * Zip* Phone: ( )FAX: ( )* Attendee E-mail:Guest E-mail (MUST be different from attendee’s e-mail)Credit Card Payment InformationPlease charge my fee to my credit card:Credit Card Number:Exp. Date: Amount: $Cardholder’s Name (as seen on card):* Confirmation E-mail:If registering on someone’s behalf, please be sure to include YOUR e-mailaddress here and a copy of the confirmation email will be sent to you.Please print clearly.Signature:Preregistration PACKAGE – For ACWA public agency members, affiliates & associates only(Includes registration & all meals. Does not include guest registration.) Not available on-site (20) . . . . . . $635$PreregistrationOn SiteAmountConference Registration (21) (Meals not included)Advantage*** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Standard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guest** (Non-refundable) (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$465$695$35($490)($720)($45)$$$2-Day Conference Registration Preregistration On Site Amount(Meals not included)(Advantage) (Standard) (Advantage) (Standard)Tues., May 8/Wed., May 9 (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250 $375 $275 $400 $Thurs., May 10/Fri., May 11 (24) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250 $375 $275 $400 $MEAL FUNCTIONSQuantityPreregistrationOn SiteAmountWednesday, May 9Opening Breakfast (30) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Luncheon (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40$45($42)($47)$$Thursday, May 10Networking Continental Breakfast (35) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Luncheon (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dinner (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$30$45$80($35)($47)($85)$$$Friday, May 11Hans Doe Forum Breakfast (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40($42)$Ethics Training Registration (Choose ONE - No additional fee required if registered for conference.) TOTAL $Tues., May 8, 2-4:15 p.m. (50) Wed., May 9, 2:30-4:45 p.m. (51) Thur., May 10, 9:30-11:45 a.m. (52)** Guest registration fee applies to spouses and significant others only.*** People eligible for ACWA advantage pricing include: any ACWA member organization’s officers/directors; any employee on an ACWA public agency member,affiliate or associate organization’s payroll; any individual or honorary life member; any ACWA board member whose fee is paid for by a member agency; anystate or federal administrative or legislative personnel in elective, appointive or staffing positions; staff of ACWA/JPIA, Water Education Foundation, or CaliforniaWater Awareness Campaign.Make checks payable to ACWA, and send to: ACWA, P.O. Box 2408, Sacramento, CA 95812-2408 or FAX to (916) 325-2316.If you mail this form, please do not also fax to avoid duplicate registration.Questions? Contact ACWA at (916) 441-4545, toll free (888) 666-2292, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.