May 26: State and local leaders to unveil mural in Sacramento urging Californians to save water

When: Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Pacific

Where: 830 S Street in Sacramento: at the corner of 9th and S along the backside of The Nature Conservancy building

What: State and local leaders will unveil a colorful and vibrant mural encouraging all Californians to save water. The new 2,000 sq. ft. artwork, part of Wide Open Walls, debuts as California is in its third consecutive year of serious drought and dry summerlike conditions are here now. More info:

Scheduled Speakers:
State Senator Bob Hertzberg
Jim Peifer, executive director, Regional Water Authority
Kathy Viatella, executive legislative representative, Metropolitan Water District
David Sobon, founder and board chair, Wide Open Walls

Participants & Sponsors:
California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA)
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA)
California Water Association (CWA)
Regional Water Authority (RWA)
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
City of Sacramento Department of Utilities
Dozens of local water agencies

More Event Details:
• The press event will begin at about 11:05 a.m. and run for approximately 30 minutes.
• Speakers will be available for interviews after the press event.
• For those unable to attend, photos and video of the mural and the entire event are available upon request.
• Free on-street parking will be available for credentialed media.
• The event will be livestreamed on CMUA’s Facebook page.

Contact & RSVP:
CMUA’s Matt Williams — [email protected] | cell/text: (916) 841-4054