Shawn Novack

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Shawn Novack is the director of the Water Resources Association of San Benito County. The Association represents the City of Hollister, the City of San Juan Bautista, the Sunnyslope County Water District and the San Benito County Water District for all their water conservation and water resource protection programs. Shawn has been in the field of water conservation for 16 years. He has a certification as a Water Conservation Practioner from the American Water Works Association California/Nevada Chapter. He also is a Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor through the Irrigation Association in Virginia. Before getting into the water industry, Shawn worked as a technical writer for the Naval Research Center in Monterey.

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Article 07/17/2013 Residents Learn about the Hollister Urban Area Water Project at Open House Published
Article 03/10/2014 San Benito County Water District Receives Prop 84 Funding Published
Article 05/08/2014 May is Water Awareness Month Published
Article 06/23/2014 Drought alert: use water wisely Published
Article 09/16/2014 COMMENTARY: Water softener ordinance part of a long-range plan to protect groundwater Published
Article 10/02/2014 Water softeners are a hard problem Published
Article 01/26/2015 Completion of Lessalt water treatment plant marks milestone Published
Article 01/28/2015 New Legislation Adds to the Need to Manage Local Water Resources Published
Article 03/12/2015 Panoche Solar Farm featured on Going Green TV Published
Article 02/26/2016 Where's All the Rain? Published
Article 04/20/2016 Local Water Agencies Address New Drinking Water Standards Published
Article 05/27/2016 Water conservation regulations shift to reflect local conditions Published
Article 06/28/2016 Water restrictions ease, but drought lingers Published
Article 07/25/2016 Water Conservation is a Way of Life Published
Article 08/30/2016 On the Road with California Humanities discusses the future of water in California Published
Article 10/06/2016 End of the water year marks fifth year of drought Published
Article 03/20/2017 Water's important role in the county's history Published
Article 03/22/2017 OPINION: San Benito County moves toward Community Choice Energy Published
Article 03/28/2017 The future of water in San Benito County Published
Article 04/21/2017 Recycled water adds to local supply Published
Article 06/10/2017 Water conservation is a way of life Published
Article 06/01/2017 The importance of imported water Published
Article 07/23/2017 The status of the drought and atmoshperic rivers Published
Article 07/20/2017 Improved water quality coming soon to West/Central Hollister Published
Article 08/24/2017 A fix for California's water situation? Published
Article 09/16/2017 California Drought Response and Continued Need to Conserve Water Published
Article 11/27/2017 Frequently Asked Questions about the new West Hills Water Treatment Plant Published
Article 05/03/2018 May is Water Awareness Month Published
Article 05/24/2018 COLUMN: Water Irrigation System Inspections Published
Article 07/26/2018 Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project Awarded $485 Million State Grant Published
Event 11/14/2013 FREE Workshop for Landscape Professionals Published
Event 08/26/2014 Drought Workshop Published
Event 12/11/2014 FREE Growers Workshop Published
Event 12/23/2014 FREE Growers Workshop Published
Event 03/11/2015 Lessalt Water Treatment Plant - Open House Published
Event 12/21/2015 Growers Workshop Published
Event 04/12/2016 Turf Removal Workshop Published
Event 05/08/2017 Garden Party Published
Event 09/05/2017 Compost Workshop Published
Event 11/01/2017 New West Hills Water Treatment Plant Tour Published
Event 02/16/2018 Free Workshop-Irrigation Water Management for Growers Published
Event 05/15/2018 Garden Tour Published
Event 06/06/2018 How to Care for or Establish a Water-Wise Garden Published
Event 02/14/2019 FREE workshop for well operators Published