CalDesal November Newsflash
The Mixer is BACK!
After two years of pandemic limitations our fun CalDesal Mixer is back in rotation at the ACWA Conference! On Wednesday, December 1 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CalDesal is hosting its Mixer in the lobby of the Pasadena Convention Center. If you plan to attend please drop by and see us. A big thank you to our Mixer sponsors: GHD, San Diego County Water Authority, and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. There is still time to add your agency or company’s name as a sponsor please contact Executive Director Wendy Ridderbusch at for more information. 
Welcome ISI Intake Screens
Please join us in welcoming ISI Intake Screens as a new CalDesal Associate! CEO Russ Berry III ISI offers innovative screening options including brush-cleaned wedgewire intakes for filtration and fish protection. ISI’s intakes have proven and patented features. ISI’s achievements have been recognized by NOAA Fisheries by receiving the Environmental Stewardship Award for Innovations in Fish Protection. Headquartered in Sacramento, please contact John Burnett, Director of Technical Services at (916) 665-2727 for more information and check them out here: ISI Intake Screens, Inc.
CalDesal Virtual Annual Conference
Modeled after last year’s successful remote program, Chair Joe Monaco (Dudek) and the Annual Conference Planning Committee are organizing an interesting and informative two half-days conference set for the afternoon of Wednesday, February 9th and the morning of Thursday, February 10th, 2022. Registration will open shortly with an agenda and a link at Please plan on registering and supporting our CalDesal Annual Conference.
Board of Directors' Meeting Slated for December 1, 2021
The CalDesal Board of Directors is comprised of all current dues-paying voting members who gather twice each year during the Fall and Spring ACWA Conference to conduct business. The virtual meeting will be held the morning of the Mixer from 7:00-8:00 a.m. For additional information contact Wendy Ridderbusch at