Water as a sustainable coastal resource, film and discussion, Thursday

Press release

By on Sat, May 2, 2009


Join Coastside Land Trust for a showing of "FLOW: For Love of Water" (90 min), an award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st century: The World Water Crisis.

  • Official Selection, 2008 Sundance Film Festival
  • International Jury Prize, 2008 Mumbai International Film Festival
  • Best Documentary, 2008 Vail International Film Festival
  • Winner, Best Documentary United Nations Association Film Festival

Thursday, May 7 at 7 pm
Ted Adcock Community Center
535 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay

The film will be followed by a panel discussion of coastal water concerns by:

  • Moderator: Kellyx Nelson, Executive Director, San Mateo County Resource Conservation District 
  • Tim Ramirez, Manager of the Natural Resources and Lands Management Division, Water Enterprise for San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which owns the upper Pilarcitos watershed and which is responsible directly or indirectly for management of many Coastsiders? water sources.
  • David Dickson, General Manager of Coastside County Water District (CCWD)
  • Gary Warhaftig, President of the Montara/Moss Beach Water Improvement Association. Gary laid the groundwork and worked diligently for deprivatization of Montara’s water. Citizens Utilities purchased water rights in 38 states, and at the time Montara won back the right to their own water, Citizens said that Montara was the only community to do so.

This event is free and refreshments will be served.