In August 2017, CAWCD convened the first meeting of the “Excess Water Task Force,” which is chaired and comprised of CAWCD Board Members. Excess Water is defined as “...all Project Water that is in excess of the amounts used, resold, or exchanged pursuant to long-term contracts and subcontracts for Project Water service.” This Task Force will be reviewing existing policies related to the use of Excess CAP water, with the intent of forwarding recommendations to the full Board.

Chair: Pamela Pickard

Members: Karen Cesare, Benjamin Graff, Jim Hartdegen, Jim Holway, Pat Jacobs, Mark Taylor


  • The Excess Water Task Force will recommend to the Board of Directors to approve the Excess Water Task Force Recommendations at their meeting on March 1, 2018.


(proposed schedule, subject to change)

Meeting #1 “Authorities & Policies” (8/17/2017)

Meeting #2 “Scheduling & Operations” (9/06/2017, 2:30-4:30 PM)

Meeting #3 “Options & Proposals” (10/18/2017, 2-4 PM)

Meeting #4 “Recommendations” (01/31/2018, 2:30-4 PM)


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