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Do you have any questions about our water resources?
Truckee Meadows Water Authority's Smart About Water Day will provide interactions, insights and presentations to give you clear, straightforward information regarding the state of water in our region.

Here's some of what to expect:
*Large Projects in 2018: What's in store to ensure long-term service reliability.
*New Uses for Used Water: Making the most of what we have with new technologies.
*Surface to Ground: Resiliency through aquifer recharge and injection techniques.
*A Water Report: Last winter’s records and supply status for this year.
*The Big Picture: Meet us at the intersection of growth, planning and our water supply.
*For Inquisitive Minds: Hear single-topic presentations in a very casual format.
*For Exploring Types: Arbor tours around the beautiful landscape at Lazy 5.
*For the Kids: Watershed education by Sierra Nevada Journeys and a kids' conversation activity table.

There are more details about Smart about Water Day on the event's page. This is an awesome way to get informed about our water and see the importance of keeping our region clean!
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Smart About Water Day

October 21, 2017, 10:00am - October 21, 2017, 4:00pm

Get Smart About Water! Join Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) for our first-ever Smart About Water Day. We’ll have everything from heavy equipment to microscopes for fun and interactive demonstrations. Talk directly to our experts on anything you want to know about our region’s water resources and how they are managed to meet our community’s needs. Please save the date for this event, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at Lazy 5 Regional Park on Saturday, October 21st. We'll have the experts in the room to answer everyone's questions about our current and long-term approach to water resource management in our region, including infrastructure, conservation, water quality and growth. Representatives from the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency and Western Regional Water Commission will also be on hand to answer questions and offer information about the important work their agencies are doing both on their own and in collaboration with TMWA. Here’s some of what you can expect: • The Big Picture: Gain an understanding of the fascinating dynamics that take place at the intersection of population growth, regional planning and our water supply under the Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA). • Large Projects in 2018: Know what's coming up to ensure long-term water service reliability, including what might be in store for your neighborhood. • From Surface to Ground: Examine approaches for aquifer recharge, and the impact it has had on water table levels in 2017. • New Uses for Recycled Water: Review ways to make the most of recycled water, including innovative research that is underway. • For Inquisitive Minds: Listen into a series of topic presentations in an interactive, casual format. Subjects include: the Truckee River Operating Agreement—how it changes everything, the future of recycled water, how conjunctive use helps all area wells, and how growth and water are planned for in our community. There will also be two workshops on winterizing your home. • For Outdoor Types: Take tree tours around the beautiful landscape at Lazy 5, and learn about caring for your trees now and throughout the winter. • For the Kids: Bring the family for watershed education provided by Sierra Nevada Journeys, and take a break together at a conservation activity table. • See Big Equipment: The trucks and equipment that are building and repairing our water system infrastructure will be on display. Educational Mini-Sessions In addition to several stations and hands-on exhibits, short 10-minute sessions on key water management topics will be presented at the top and the bottom of each hour. The following is a schedule of presentations planned throughout the day: 11:00 a.m. Winterizing Workshop, Making Your Home and Yard Winter-Proof Laine Christman, TMWA Resource Economist Walking Arbor Tour: Best tress for our area and how to care for them. Dale Carlon, certified arborist 11:30 a.m. • Understanding Water Rights in the Truckee Meadows John Zimmerman, TMWA Water Resources Manager12:00 p.m. Why the Truckee River Operating Agreement is a Game-Changer for the Region. John Enloe, TMWA Director of Natural Resources Planning and Management • Walking Arbor Tour: Best tress for our area and how to care for them - Dale Carlon, certified arborist 12:30 p.m. • Smart Growth– Our Regional Planning and Water Resources Outlook - Kim Robinson, Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency - Jim Smitherman, Western Region Water Commission 1:00 p.m. • Coordinating Use of Surface Water and Aquifers with Conjunctive Use Management - John Enloe, TMWA Director of Natural Resources Planning and Management • Walking Arbor Tour: Best tress for our area and how to care for them - Dale Carlon, certified arborist 1:30 p.m. • Winterizing Workshop, Making Your Home and Yard Winter-Proof - Laine Chirstman, TMWA Resource Economist All activities are free and reservations are not necessary, just drop in! We hope to see you there!

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GREENevada announced the winners of the 2017 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards, recognizing outstanding organizations and individuals for their achievements toward improving and sustaining the environment at its annual event.
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Join us at the annual Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards ceremony! The event will be held on Tuesday, Nov 7! Buy your tickets and learn more about this year's winners at greenevada.org/

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Midweek Volunteer Opportunity! There will be a park cleanup with Cabela's at Crystal Peak Park in Verdi THIS Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9-11am. Neighbors and friends of the park, Please RSVP to Jamie so he can let the park staff know how many volunteers to expect: [email protected] Hope to see you there!
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