Part one of the Water Talks Water Conservation series “Preparing the Mt. Shasta Community for Drought” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder Street.

Part one of the Water Talks Water Conservation series “Preparing the Mt. Shasta Community for Drought” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder Street.

The program is co-sponsored by the City of Mount Shasta and is free and open to all.

“Preparing the Mt. Shasta Community for Drought” will feature presentations from:

• Mount Shasta Mayor Geoff Harkness, on “The Upper Sacramento, McCloud, Lower Pit Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.”

• Professional Engineer William Croyle, chief of Drought Emergency Operations for California Department of Water Resources, on “The Status of the Drought in California.”

• Mount Shasta Public Works Director Rod Bryan, on “How the City Water Infrastructure Works.”

• PACE Engineering, Inc. Managing Engineer Paul Reuter, on “The Engineering of the Water Supply Line Replacement project and the Water Meters Installation project.”

The program will include a short “View of Mt. Shasta’s Water System” video.

Those in attendance can expect to come away with a better understanding of the drought impacts in California, the city’s water supply infrastructure, and the new projects being implemented in 2015.

The second and third part of the series are set for May 21 and Oct. 21.

About Water Talks

Water Talks are an ongoing series of informational and educational presentations with local and regional experts sharing their knowledge with the public on a range of water related topics.

The purpose of Water Talks is to provide a place to learn about water related topics.

Water Talks is a project of California Trout. California Trout is a nonprofit organization dedicated to seeking workable solutions for fisheries restoration throughout California.

For more information contact California Trout Water Education Consultant Meadow Fitton at mfitton@caltrout.org or visit www.californiawatertalks.org