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Events and Workshops

The Santa Clara Valley Water District participates in many community outreach events. If you would like information about the Water District attending your event, just click here to fill out the request form. Send your completed form to   For questions, please call (408) 630-2554. Event participation is dependent on staffing availability. We will respond to your request as soon as possible.


Name of Event/Workshop Description of Event Date Location
Demonstration & Planting with Native & Drought Tolerant Plants

Come and join Dee Wong to learn and gain practical experience on the secrets of how to successfully select and install native and low water use plants in our demonstration garden in San Jose. Horticulturist and speaker Dee Wong draws from her work field experiences from failing plants, and why they fail due to poor plant selection, poor planting and horticultural practices.

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Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Guadalupe River Park and Garden, (Courtyard Garden)
Walnut and Taylor Streets
San Jose, CA


Building Carbon Zero California

Catch a glimpse of innovative building techniques that will help pave the way for future construction in an era of increasing environmental pressures from global climate change. An expo during the event features a variety of companies that provide today’s most advanced materials, technologies and equipment used to achieve high-performance buildings while significantly reducing the carbon footprint. The conference is open to the public, but it will be particularly beneficial for city planners, legislators, architects, builders and developers of commercial, institutional and residential projects. More details here.

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Friday, November 13, 8 AM - 5:30 pm Lucie Stern Community Center, Palo Alto