Agendas and Minutes

SAWPA Commission Board Agendas and Minutes

Regular Commission Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month, at 9:30 a.m., in the SAWPA Board Room, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503.

SAWPA Commissioner Board is composed of representatives from each of the five member agencies:

Eastern Municipal Water District - SAWPA Member Agency

Eastern Municipal
Water District

  • David J. Slawson
    Commissioner

  • Jeff Armstrong
    Alternate Commissioner

Inland Empire Utilities Agency - SAWPA Member Agency

Inland Empire
Utilities Agency

  • Jasmin A. Hall
    Commissioner

  • Michael Camacho
    Alternate Commissioner

Orange County Water District - SAWPA Member Agency

Orange County
Water District

  • Bruce Whitaker
    Chair

  • Denis Bilodeau
    Alternate Commissioner

San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District - SAWPA Member Agency

San Bernardino Valley
Municipal Water District

  • T. Milford Harrison
    Secretary-Treasurer

  • Gil Botello
    Alternate Commissioner

Western Municipal Water District - SAWPA Member Agency

Western Municipal
Water District

  • Mike Gardner
    Vice Chair

  • Brenda Dennstedt
    Alternate Commissioner

2024 – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Packet Presentations Handouts Minutes Miscellaneous
December 17, 2024
December 3, 2024
November 19, 2024
November 5, 2024
October 15, 2024
October 1, 2024
September 17, 2024
September 3, 2024
August 20, 2024
August 6, 2024
July 16, 2024

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July 2, 2024

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June 18, 2024

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Minutes

June 4, 2024

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May 21, 2024

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Minutes

May 7, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

April 16, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

April 2, 2024

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March 19, 2024

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March 5, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

February 20, 2024

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February 6, 2024

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January 16, 2024

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January 2, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

OWOW Steering Committee Agendas and Minutes

Regular OWOW Steering Committee meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and the third Thursday of November, at 11:00 a.m., in the SAWPA Board Room, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503.

The OWOW Steering Committee is composed of 11 elected officials from counties and cities in the watershed, representatives from the environmental, regulatory, and business communities, and representatives from SAWPA. The Steering Committee’s role is to serve as the developer of integrated regional water management goals and objectives for the watershed, and to act as the oversight body that performs strategic decision making, crafts and adopts programmatic suites of project recommendations, and provides program advocacy necessary to optimize water resource protection for all.

County
Supervisor Representatives

County
Municipal Representatives

Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Representatives

Business Community Representative

Environmental Community Representative

Regional Water Quality Control Board Representative

  • Vicente Sarmiento
    Orange County Supervisor

    Jesse Armendarez
    San Bernardino County Supervisor

    Karen Spiegel
    Riverside County Supervisor

  • Nicholas Dunlap
    Orange County

    Wes Speake
    Riverside County

    Deborah Robertson
    San Bernardino County

  • Brenda Dennstedt (Convener)
    Western Municipal Water District

    T. Milford Harrison
    San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District

  • James Hessler
    Altman Plants

  • Garry W. Brown
    Orange County Coastkeeper

  • William "Bill" Ruh
    Board Member Santa Ana Region

2024 – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Packet Presentations Handouts Minutes Miscellaneous
November 21, 2024
September 26, 2024
July 25, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

May 23, 2024

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March 28, 2024

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January 25, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

PA 22 Committee Agendas and Minutes

Regular PA 22 Committee meetings are held on the second Tuesday of March, June, September and December, at 8:30 a.m., in the SAWPA Board Room, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503.

The Project Agreement (PA) 22 Committee was established by the SAWPA Commission on October 17, 2014 to make policy decisions regarding the implementation of the Program which will include watershed aerial mapping, tools and support for retail water agencies to implement conservation- based rate structures, web-based and technological tools to encourage conservation, and turf grass replacement.

Eastern Municipal
Water District

  • Joe Mouawad
    Chair

Inland Empire
Utilities Agency

  • Shivaji Deshmukh
    Committee Member

Orange County
Water District

  • John Kennedy
    Vice Chair

San Bernardino Valley
Municipal Water District

  • Heather Dyer
    Committee Member

Western Municipal Water District

  • Craig Miller
    Committee Member

2024 – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Packet Presentations Handouts Minutes Miscellaneous
December 10, 2024
September 10, 2024
June 11, 2024

Agenda

March 12, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

PA 23 Committee Agendas and Minutes

Regular PA 23 Committee meetings are held on the first Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December, at 8:30 a.m., in the SAWPA Board Room, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503.

The Project Agreement (PA) 23 Committee was established by the SAWPA Commission on June 21, 2016 to make policy decisions regarding the implementation of the Program which will include watershed aerial mapping, tools and support for retail water agencies to implement conservation- based rate structures, web-based and technological tools to encourage conservation, and turf grass replacement. The Project Agreement (PA) 23 Committee was formed to support implementation related to operations, storage, transfers and finance of the overall Santa Ana River Conservation and Conjunctive Use Program (SARCCUP) with the exception of the implementation tasks pertaining to water use efficiency within SARCCUP which have been delegated to the PA 22 Committee.

Eastern Municipal
Water District

  • Joe Mouawad
    Committee Member

Inland Empire
Utilities Agency

  • Jasmin A. Hall
    Vice Chair

  • Shivaji Deshmukh
    Alternate Committee Member

Orange County
Water District

  • John Kennedy
    Committee Member

San Bernardino Valley
Municipal Water District

  • Paul Kielhold
    Committee Member

  • Susan Lien Longville
    Alternate Committee Member

Western Municipal Water District

  • Mike Gardner
    Chair

  • Brenda Dennstedt
    Alternate Committee Member

2024 – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Packet Presentations Handouts Minutes Miscellaneous
December 3, 2024
October 1, 2024
August 6, 2024
June 4, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

April 2, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

February 6, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

PA 24 Committee Agendas and Minutes

Regular meetings of the Project Agreement 24 Committee will be held at 10:00 a.m., or immediately following the 9:30 a.m. SAWPA Commission meeting, whichever is later, on the first Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noticed) at the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503.

Eastern Municipal
Water District

  • Joe Mouawad
    Committee Member

  • David J. Slawson
    Alternative Committee Member

Inland Empire
Utilities Agency

  • Jasmin A. Hall
    Committee Member

  • Shivaji Deshmukh
    Alternate Committee Member

San Bernardino Valley
Municipal Water District

  • T. Milford Harrison
    Committee Chair

  • Gil Botello
    Alternate Committee Member

Western Municipal Water District

  • Mike Gardner
    Vice Chair

  • Craig Miller
    Alternate Committee Member

2024 – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Packet Presentations Handouts Minutes Miscellaneous
December 3, 2024
November 5, 2024
October 1, 2024
September 3, 2024
August 6, 2024
July 2, 2024

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June 4, 2024

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Minutes

May 14, 2024

Special Agenda

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May 7, 2024

Notice of Cancellation and Special Meeting

April 2, 2024

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March 5, 2024

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February 6, 2024

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January 2, 2024

Notice of Cancellation

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