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CALCOAST Restoring California's Coast and Watersheds
Issue: 090817 September 8, 2017



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3-year PhD Assistantship in coastal planning, policy and design to pursue research on climate and disaster visualizations

The University of Rhode Island (URI) Dept. of Marine Affairs ( is seeking a PhD student to study climate and disaster visualization techniques. URI is recognized as a leader in the US and globally in the field of coastal climate adaptation. The student will pursue the application of design theory and practice to complex challenges of long-term planning for urban coastal communities vulnerable to climate change impacts. Click here for more information.
Coastal Commission News  Commission  
Policy & Political News  StateLeg
Drought, Water & Wetlands News Water_Wetlands  
Nine dams in San Diego county ranked below satisfactory on safety, newly released state data reveals
Beach & Coastal News Coastal  
Local Government News Local_Gov_News
Climate Change & Environmental News ClimateChange
Announcements Announcements
ASBPA's National Coastal Conference
Oct. 24-27, 2017
Early registration and hotel deadline Sept. 29
For details about the conference, visit the ASBPAs website.

Click here to register to register for the conference.  
Events Events
Get ready for this year's AQUATHON 
Saturday, September 30th   
Leadbetter Beach from 8am - 1pm 
In collaboration with Waterkeeper Alliance's SPLASH event series, this family-friendly, multi-sport, on-the-water event will bring the Santa Barbara community together to raise awareness and funds to protect and restore our beloved ocean. Click here for more information 
California Coastal Beach Cleanup in Seal Beach/Long Beach 
You're invited to the California Coastal Beach Cleanup in Seal Beach/Long Beach on SATURDAY September 16,2017 from 9am-12pm. To register for this event, click here.   
3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping
6-8 June 2018
Grange-over-Sands, Lake District, UK

Abstract submission is currently open for this conference. Bringing together leading experts from practice, research, development, and implementation, the conference will discuss overtopping protection as a solution for overtopping concerns at levees, dams and seawalls. 
Employment Opportunities Jobs
For more information about positions listed here and positions listed in previous editions of the WAVE, visit CalCoast's Employment

Water Resources Specialist
San Diego County Water Authority

With an acute awareness of San Diego's dependence on imported water sources, the Water Authority is executing a long term strategy to diversify the region's supply sources, make major investments in the region's water delivery and storage system, and improve water use efficiency.

Water/Wastewater Construction Management Lead
HDR Company
Walnut Creek, CA, US

The primary duties of the Water/Wastewater Construction Lead include managing day-to-day construction management activities. This includes managing project budget, staffing, and QA oversight. Typical projects include conveyance/collection systems, pumping stations and treatment facilities on water and wastewater projects. 

You have received this e-newsletter from the California Coastal Coalition (CalCoast™), a non-profit advocacy group comprised of 35 coastal cities; five counties; SANDAG, BEACON and SCAG; private sector partners and NGO's, committed to protecting and restoring California's coastline through beach sand restoration, increasing the flow of natural sediment, wetlands recovery, improved water quality, watershed management and the reduction of marine debris and plastic pollution. When possible, we try to post articles that are not protected by pay walls.  
Steven Aceti, JD
Executive Director,
California Coastal Coalition

3110 Hataca Road | Carlsbad, CA 92009