Former water engineer for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors, explaining how the water rights of the exchange contractors create so much confusion in the river’s water allocations.
Water engineer from Visalia. Talked about development of dams in the Sierra Nevada and irrigation systems on the Tule River.
Former federal judge handling more water cases than any other judges in the United States. Was the presiding judge in many of the Delta Smelt cases.
Founder of Woolf Farms in the Westlands Water District. He got his start by buying land from Russell Giffen when Giffen was compelled to sell land under the 160-acre limitation.
Former environmental reporter for the Fresno Bee. Talks generally about covering water issues, and more specifically about covering the Kesterson environmental disaster in 1983.
General manager of the Panoche Water District on the west-side of the Valley, talking about how water districts work and how they cope with drainage issues on the west side.
President of the Laval Corporation. Talked about growth and change in the field of water technology, and how technology developed here in the Valley has been used all over the world.
Former member of Congress for Fresno and Tulare counties. Talked about dealing with California water issues in the Congress, as well as giving opinions about current stalemates over water legislation in Washington.