H2O for HOAs Forums


2014 H2O for HOAs Forum
The sixth annual H2O for HOAs Forum was held on April 29, 2014 at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center (AGENDA). Presented by the Tri-City Water Savers, the Forum focused on the California drought, and runoff management. The event featured the following topics and speakers:

  1. Drought and Water Supply Overview presented by Keith Van Der Maaten, City of San Juan Capistrano

  2. California Friendly Landscape Class presented by Jodie Cook, Green Gardens Group

  3. Financial Insentive$ and Other Programs for Efficiency and Runoff Management (including rain barrels) presented by Melissa Baum- Haley Ph.D., Municipal Water District of Orange County

  4. Recycled Water presented by Andrew Kanzler, City of San Clemente

  5. Runoff Management and Regulations presented by Ziad Mazboudi, City of San Juan Capistrano

  6. Reducing Runoff to Reduce Disease Risk presented by Amber Semrow, OC Vector Control District

  7. Integrated Pest Management, IPM presented by Darren Haver, South Coast REC and UCCE Orange


2013 H2O for HOAs Forum


The fifth annual H2O for HOAs Forum was held on April 30, 2013 at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center. Presented by the Tri-City Water Savers - comprised of South Coast Water District and the cities of San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, and Dana Point - the Forum focused on Smart and Sustainable Landscaping. The event featured the following topics and speakers:

 

  1. Water Supply and Water Use Efficiency presented by Francie Kennedy, City of San Juan Capistrano

  2. What HOAs Need to Know About Storm Water Regulations presented by Ziad Mazboudi, San Juan Capistrano

  3. Water Smart Success! Irrigation Improvement and Landscape Rebate Potential presented by Melissa Baum- Haley Ph.D., Municipal Water District of Orange County

  4. Landscape Incentives presented by Carolyn Schaffer, Metropolitan Water District of Orange County

  5. Effective Grass Removal and What to Plant Instead presented by Gene Ratcliff, Tree of Life Nursery

  6. Ocean Friendly Gardens presented by Niki Wilson, Surfrider Foundation

  7. Got Ants? Try Integrated Pest Management presented by Tamara Majcherek, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

2012 H2O for HOAs Forum
The fourth annual H2O for HOAs  Forum was held on March 22, 2012 at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center. Presented by the  Tri-City Water Savers - comprised of South Coast Water District and the cities of San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, and Dana Point - the Forum focused on Smart and Sustainable Landscaping. The event featured the following topics and speakers:

  1. General Water Supply Overview presented by Mike Dunbar, South Coast Water District

  2. HOA Case Study by Summer Place

  3. Irrigation Runoff Reduction and Regulations by Lisa Zawaski, City of Dana Point

  4. The New California Landscape by Gene Ratcliffe, Tree of Life Nursery

  5. Maintaining a Healthy Landscape by Darren Haver, UC Cooperative Extension Program

  6. Water Saving Tools and Incentives for HOAs, by Joe Berg, Municipal Water District of Orange County

(You may click on the links above to download the presentation files.)

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