Thursday, November 7, 2024 at 6 PM
Virtual class on ZOOM 
-Benefits with winterizing your home, even if you haven't in the past
-Home tips for protecting inside and outside pipes from freezing
-How to protect your landscape irrigation system from bursting in freezing temperatures; how to shut it down 
-Learn how to carefully defrost a pipe that does freeze
-Explore the best materials and resources to winterize your home helping to conserve water and energy

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* 1. Contact Information (complete one for each participant even if attending as a couple or a group)

Sponsored by the Mojave Water Agency on behalf of the Alliance for Water Awareness & Conservation. Instructed by the Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District. 

About: Mojave Water Agency (MWA) 

Mission Statement: 
Collaboratively manage groundwater basins sustainably, import water responsibly, and address risks proactively using sound science.

Objectives of MWA: 
• Manage groundwater basins sustainably.
• Identify and maintain access to imported water supplies in sufficient quantities that, when
combined with local supplies, meet Urban Water Management Planning Act requirements that
support local communities’ land use plans.
• Develop, manage, and maintain water portfolio and infrastructure to provide reliable water
• Achieve urban water use efficiency consistent with current locally established efficiency
• Cultivate an organizational culture that successfully recruits, retains, trains, and develops
effective team members and leaders to fulfill our mission.
• Employ robust technology, science, and data management systems to support effective
operations and decision-making to address the highest risks.
• Responsibly steward the availability of financial resources required to fulfill our mission.
• Create and maintain an active risk register and risk mitigation strategies.
• Cultivate effective and collaborative working relationships with partner agencies, other
responsible parties, and the public.
About: Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District (MDRCD)

Mission Statement: 
The Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District is committed to the development of a
land stewardship ethic that promotes long-term sustainability of the region's rich and
diverse natural resource heritage.

Natural Resource Objective of the District
• Provide resource management information to the community.
• Promote the reduction of wind and water erosion.
• Promote the proper utilization of our natural resources.
• Promote water conservation.
• Provide information for improved irrigation water management.
• Demonstrate urban and agricultural practices that sustain and improve water quality
and fish and wildlife habitat.
• Work with the public and private sector toward land development practices that
protect and enhance the region's natural resources and systems.
About: Tony Walters

Tony Walters is a former Public School Instructor, complete with a long list of credentials that begin with a degree in Environmental Horticulture. He is currently employed as an Irrigation Water Management Specialist, which includes certifications in water wells and hydraulics, native plant expertise, soil science and more.

Tony currently works for the Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District as a Conservation Specialist, is a frequent guest lecturer for the Victor Valley Community College’s Environmental Sciences Department on water conservation, consults for farms anywhere from 1/2 acre to over 1,000 acres on soil assessments, water issues and crop development, and provides public outreach education for the Mojave Water Agency on behalf of the Alliance for Water Awareness and Conservation, and the National Resource Conservation District.
For all administrative questions, please contact Kathleen Radnich at