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The 33rd Annual Conference on Critical Developments for

Water Law in Washington

Hear the current most pressing developments in Washington water rights and resource management from an exceptional faculty

April 25 & 26, 2024

Live via Interactive Online Broadcast

As a value-added bonus, you'll receive access to downloadable audio and video recordings at no additional charge.


Program Overview

What to Look Forward to

~ The Water Code as the structural foundation for water rights in Washington

~ The Interplay between climate change policy and water resource management

~ Ecology's Policy 2030 Second Draft

~ SB 5517 and other developments for municipal water

~ SB 5628 and water for Farmland and rural economic Development

~ Water right changes and transfers

~ WRIA 1 Nooksack Basin Adjudication

~ Relinquishment and the applicability of exemptions

~ Tips for proving usage

~ 2024 legislative update

~ Case law update

~ Participation in PCHB proceedings

~ Ethical issues for water law practitioners

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Faculty Bios

Joseph A. Brogan, Joseph A. Brogan, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at Foster Garvey and one of the leading water rights lawyers in Washington state. He provides strategic advice, permitting and litigation support to water purveyors, public utility districts, ports, industry clients and private property owners.

Matt Janz, Matt Janz, Program Co-Chair, is an Assistant Attorney General on the Water Resources Team in the Ecology Section of the Washington Office of the Attorney General. He advises the Washington Department of Ecology on water resource issues, primarily in Eastern Washington.

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