Winner of Steve Hall Golf Tournament

Karl Brustad, with a team of 3 others, won 1st place in the Association of California Water Agencies’ 8th annual Steve Hall Fierce Competitor Golf Tournament. The tournament consisted of 20 teams of four individuals playing to raise money for the ALS Foundation and Steven K. Hall Water Law and Policy Scholarship.  This year more than $25,000 was donated to these charities.

Dave Peterson Receives the Goddard Award for Outstanding Article in Floodplain Management

During the 2018 Floodplain Management Association Conference, Dave Peterson received the Goddard Award for his article titled “When Did Protecting Lives Become Optional? – is “Investment” the right word for protecting lives?”  in the August 2018 FMA newsletter. The article discusses and debates the question if repairs to life-protecting infrastructure should be considered an “investment” subject to benefit-cost analysis.