Water Conservation in the Bay Area Webinar
Event DetailsPast Event: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:00am - 11:00am Venue: Member Webinar
Join the East Bay Municipal Utility District, the Santa Clara Valley and the Contra Costa Water Districts to learn how hotels can lower utility costs and increase customer satisfaction. By receiving timely information on rebates and new conservation methods, you will gain valuable insight and tools to make your hotel as water efficient as possible. Topics will include an overview of the current drought in California, accessible resource contacts, rebates, incentives, and effective daily routines including, but not limited to indoor and outdoor water use.
Karen Koppett, Senior Water Conservation Specialist - Santa Clara Valley Water District
Karen Morvay Koppett is a Senior Water Conservation Specialist with the Santa Clara Valley Water District. She has been with the District for fifteen years with the major focus of her work on water use efficiency in the commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors. Karen has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from UC Santa Cruz and a Master of Science Degree from San Jose State University in Environmental Studies.
Raymond T. Cardwell, Water Conservation Specialist - Contra Costa Water District
Ray Cardwell has more than 20 years of experience in water conservation, working in a variety of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional programs and a Water Conservation Specialist for the Contra Costa Water District since July 1994, implementing a variety of commercial, institutional and industrial water conservation programs to the public. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental & Systematic Biology from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California.
Charles M. Bohlig, Supervisor of Water Conservation - East Bay Municipal Utility District
Charles is currently the Supervisor of Water Conservation for commercial, industrial, and institutional programs. He has been involved in water and energy efficiency for more than 20 years. Charles was the lead on the Water Energy Partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in an Embedded Energy research project for the California Public Utilities Commission. In addition, he co-wrote the District’s Water Conservation Master Plan for 2040 in support of the District’s long-term goals for water supply and demand and the Governor’s water reduction goal of 20% reduction by 2020.