Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 05 Dec 2014
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PST)
    • 2100 Building , 2100 -24th Ave. S., Seattle

    The Center for Environmental Law & Policy (
    4th Annual Water Law & the Public Trust
    December 5, 2014; Seattle, WA
    6.5 CLE credits (including 1.0 ethics) pending WSBA approval

    Please join us for a timely and informative CLE seminar regarding Washington’s water resources. As always, we will cover topics of interest to attorneys, science & policy professionals, and conservation NGO staff/volunteers. 

    Our presentations include:

    • Current public interest water law update
    • The Department of Ecology’s “rural water supply” stakeholder process
    • The saga of the Methow Valley Irrigation District water waste litigation
    • Agricultural water quality – Yakima Valley toxics litigation and the new CAFO permit
    • Climate change impacts on water and adaptation strategies
    • Infusing civility into ethical practice, including the developing idea of “civility codes.”

    Speakers include: 

    Tom Loranger, Ken Slattery, Paul Fleming, David Monthie, Daryl Williams, Jean Melious, Andrea Rodgers, and Professor Paula Lustbader.

    Event Details:


    December 5, 2014 8:20 am- 4:30 pm


    2100 Building , 2100 -24th Ave. S., Seattle

    More Details and Registration at:

    Kelsey Collins, Statewide Trust Water Coordinator, Washington State Department of Ecolog
    • 11 Dec 2014
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
    • Fado Irish Pub 801 1st Avenue Seattle, Washington

    December 11, 2014 AWRA-WA Meeting

    Please join us at the special AWRA-WA combined December board/dinner meeting in downtown Seattle in a private room at Fado Irish Pub. Heavy appetizers will be served. Join us at 5:00 pm to participate in the board meeting or at 6:00 pm and onwards to meet past, present and prospective board members, celebrate 2014, discuss 2015, and network with new and old colleagues and friends. Membership vote on the 2015 board nominees will happen at 7:00 pm. Nominee bios will be published in our November newsletter.

    We’ll return to our usual dinner talk meetings in the new year.

    Event Details:


    December 11, 2014

    Board Meeting (all are welcome) at 5:00

    Social with heavy appetizers 6:00 - 7:00

    Membership vote on 2015 board members at 7:00

    Social officially ends at 8:00, but you're welcome to stay longer


    NEW LOCATION - Fado Irish Pub
    801 1st Avenue
    Seattle, Washington
    (206) 264-2700


    Students: Free

    Member: $20

    Non-Members: $25

    Membership is required to register for events.  

    Cancellation Policy: AWRA-WA will fully refund the registration fee if cancellation notice is received within 5 days of the event.

Past events

06 Nov 2014 Dinner Presentation -Washington State Trust Water Right Program Presented by Kelsey Collins
23 Oct 2014 2014 AWRA-WA Annual State Conference - Water Resources Infrastructure: Emerging Frameworks to Meet Multiple Objectives
10 Sep 2014 Dinner Presentation -Puget Sound Energy’s Baker River Project Presented by John Chandler, Puget Sound Energy
09 Sep 2014 Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference
03 Jun 2014 University of Washington AWRA Students & Professionals Networking Event
20 May 2014 Washington State Legislative Update: Joint AWRA-WA & Washington Hydrologic Society Meeting
05 May 2014 AWRA-WA Board Meeting
01 May 2014 Spokane Event - Water Resource Perceptions & Watershed Modeling - Presentation by Melanie Thornton and Kate Tillotson, PhD students at WSU
01 May 2014 Dinner Presentation -Seattle’s Cascade Watersheds Supply System Presented by Brent Lackey, Major Watersheds Strategic Advisor, Seattle Public Utilities
07 Apr 2014 AWRA-WA Board Meeting
27 Mar 2014 Dinner Presentation - King County’s “In-Lieu Fee” Mitigation Program - Presentation by Michael Murphy, Land Conservation Program Manager, King County
27 Feb 2014 Dinner Presentation and Movie Screening – Return of the River
30 Jan 2014 University of Washington Student-AWRA Mixer
11 Dec 2013 December 11, 2013 Dinner Meeting, including 2014 Board of Director elections and extended year-end social hour
19 Nov 2013 Wild and Scenic River Campaigns of the North Cascades
14 Nov 2013 Green meets Blue: Growth Management and Water
24 Oct 2013 An overview of Spokane regional water resource management activities
15 Oct 2013 Updating the Washington Irrigation Guide (WIG)
26 Sep 2013 2013 AWRA Washington State Conference - Future Directions in Water Resource Management
13 Sep 2013 Hot Environmental Issues for the Puget Sound Region
18 Jun 2013 Ecology Water Resource Data System Redevelopment
15 May 2013 Low Impact Design for City of Spokane Future Storm Runoff and CSO Management
08 May 2013 2nd Annual Joint WA-AWRA & Washington Hydrologic Society Meeting
23 Apr 2013 2013 Washington Hydrogeology Symposium
11 Apr 2013 WA-AWRA Student Speed Networking
28 Mar 2013 Puget Sound Past, Present, and Future: A Century and a Half of Hydrologic Change
07 Mar 2013 The Business of Stormwater Regulation and Compliance
26 Feb 2013 Global Sanitation and Water Supply: Linking Aid, Technology and Lessons Learned to Deliver Sustainable Solutions that Work in International Communities and in the United States
06 Feb 2013 Permitting of Shoreline and In-Water Projects
29 Jan 2013 WA-AWRA Student-State Mixer
06 Dec 2012 Continuing Legal Education Seminar: Washington Water Law and the Public Trust
04 Dec 2012 Natural Stormwater Management and Salmon Habitat Restoration and Re-forestation for King County’s Brightwater System
25 Oct 2012 Lacey-Olympia-Yelm Water Rights - An Example for the Future Procurement of Municipal Water Supplies
11 Sep 2012 2012 AWRA Washington State Conference
06 Jun 2012 Green Remediation - Understanding & Reducing a Project's Environmental Footprint
05 Jun 2012 Viruses in Salmon - Intriguing Tricksters
04 Jun 2012 AWRA-WA Monthly Board Meeting
21 May 2012 Western Snow Conference (Non AWRA Event)
09 May 2012 Legislative Update
07 May 2012 AWRA-WA Monthly Board Meeting
24 Apr 2012 Flow Restoration, Mitigation and Water Markets
18 Apr 2012 2012 University of Washington Water Symposium
02 Apr 2012 AWRA-WA Monthly Board Meeting
27 Mar 2012 Elliott Bay Seawall Project
05 Mar 2012 AWRA-WA Monthly Board Meeting
21 Feb 2012 Opportunity and Crisis - the Renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty
06 Feb 2012 AWRA-WA Monthly Board Meeting
24 Jan 2012 University of Washington Student Mixer
Comments? Please contact Becky Crompton at Golder Associates: (425) 883-0777.
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