July 2019 Industry Insight Presentation

  • 17 Jul 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Dave & Buster's – Irvine Spectrum • 661 Irvine Spectrum, Irvine CA


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July 17, 2019 Industry Insight Presentation


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Southern California Water:
A Challenge for
Every Generation

Brad Coffey
Group Manager,
Water Resource Management,
Metropolitan Water District
of Southern California


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About Our Presentation

On Wednesday, MWDSC’s Brad Coffey joins us to discuss the uncertainties over water which we face on a near daily basis here in the southland. “Southern California Water: A Challenge for Every Generation” will explore both the historical forces that brought us to where we are and the plans in store for our future development.

Join us July 17 for what will be an informative, thought provoking look at our present condition and what we can expect to move towards in the decades ahead.

Make your reservations today. This promises to be an impactful presentation.

OCWA Members with Reservations:  $30.00

Non-Members with Reservations:  $45.00

OCWA Members without Reservations:  $45.00 (at the door)

Non-Members without Reservations:  $45.00 (at the door)

Reservations must be made by end-of-day, Tuesday, July 16,
to qualify for the Reservation Rate.
Cancellations received AFTER this date CANNOT be refunded.

About Our Speaker

Brad Coffey
Group Manager,
Water Resource Management,
Metropolitan Water District
of Southern California

Brad Coffey currently leads the Water Resource Management Group at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. In this role, he and his team plan for the region’s long-term water supply, manage imported and local water resource programs, advance water-use efficiency, and prepare for droughts and a changing climate.

Brad started at Metropolitan in 1990 as an assistant engineer. In a variety of increasingly responsible positions, he developed process design criteria for the $1.2 billion ozone retrofit, investigated perchlorate contamination on the Colorado River, and managed Metropolitan’s five large water treatment plants. Most recently, Brad served as Assistant Manager for the Water System Operations Group. In this capacity, he helped manage more than 900 employees who import, treat, and deliver water throughout Southern California. Through this work, Brad has authored or co-authored over 80 publications and conference presentations.

A registered professional engineer and water treatment operator in California, Brad earned degrees in mechanical and environmental engineering from Virginia Tech. He also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California.

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