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Binational Water Summit - 2024

The development of binational water management requires all stakeholders come to the table for open discourse about current and future hydrology and potential management strategies. Our hope is this is the first formal discourse of many future partnerships both public and private.

Binational Water Summit - 2024
Binational Water Summit - 2024

Time & Location

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Mar 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mecca, 99155 Sea View Dr, Mecca, CA 92254, USA

Guests

About the Event

Welcome to Binational Water Summit - 2024! The intent of this 3rd annual binational summit is to create an open platform for discourse with all stakeholders, policymakers and decision-makers both north and south of the US / Mexico Border for regional and international hydrology and future water management coordination with a focus on environmental and economic benefits for both regions through the conduit of collaboration. Water trading and technology innovations for both regions.

Day 1 - March 21st, 2024

9am-10am Location: North Shore Yacht Club

99155 Sea View Dr, Mecca, CA 92254

(Light beverages and Snacks)

  • Meeting and discussion of hydrology topics
  • Presentation of potential technology for restoration
  • Potential conduit for water importation
  • Water trading opportunities

 10am-10:30am Tour of the North Lake Demonstration Project (tentative)

10:30am - 11am Travel Time to Desert Shores

11-12am Desert Shores Restoration Project

  • Viewing and discussion of the keys restoration project
  • Potential Incubator and visitors center

12pm-1pm Travel Time from Desert Shores to Sono Bono Wildlife Refuge (tentative) 

1pm - 2pm Lunch and Tour

Location: Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 

906 W Sinclair Rd, Calipatria, CA 92233

2pm -3pmTravel Time: Sonny Bono Wildlife Refuge to North Shore Yacht Club

3pm-4pm Wrap up discussion at North Shore Yacht Club

Location: 99155 Sea View Dr, Mecca, CA 92254

  • Imperial County Outreach Office Tour
  • Formal Summary Discussion of Water Coordination
  • US opportunities for the Colorado River
  • Mexico's opportunities for the Colorado River
  • Binational Collaboration on water solutions

4pm-5pm Happy Hour on Patio Deck at North Shore Yacht Club

Registration RSVP Required: LINK

(Hybrid Virtual meeting option is available below)

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Day 2 - March 22nd, 2024 - World Water Day!

9am-10am Meeting spot Mexicali (TBD)

Light Food and Beverages Served

  • Discuss water issues in Mexicali
  • Opportunities for binational collaboration for New River and Alamo River
  • Water rights on the Colorado River
  • Opportunities for Collaboration with Hydrology Improvements
  • Regional Restoration Opprotunities

10-11am Travel Time to Coyote Canal 

11am-11:30am Tour of Coyote Canal and Northern Sea of Cortez

Location: Mexicali - Baja California, Mexico

31.971929, -115.217725

  • Seawater Agriculture
  • Incubator Demonstration Field Site for Technology
  • Existing Canal for seawater conduit

11:30am -12:30pm Travel Time Coyote Canal to Northern Laguna Salada

12:30am - 1pm Tour of Northern Laguna Salada

  • Economic Opportunities for Eco-Tourism
  • Innovation Demonstration Visitors Center
  • Connection to US with limited property access

1pm -2pmTravel Time: Northern Laguna Salada to Polytechnic University

2pm - 3pm Lunch: TBD

3pm-4pm  Meeting Universidad Politécnica de Baja California (tentative)

Location - Avenida Claridad 3600, 21378 Mexicali, Baja California

(Hybrid Virtual meeting option is available below)

  • Campus Tour
  • Formal Summary Discussion of Water Coordination
  • US opportunities for the Colorado River
  • Mexico's opportunities for the Colorado River
  • Binational Collaboration on water solutions
  • Next steps and meeting dates for further discussion and collaboration.

4pm-5pm Happy Hour - Happy WORLD WATER DAY!

 

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Sponsorships:

Binational Commission of United Borders AC

Comision Binacional de Fronteras Unidas AC

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