One Water: How Integrated Planning Can Address Affordability and Promote Community Resilience

Time: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Theatre: Maryland Suite A, B & C, Washington Marriott Wardman Park

10-03-2020 10:45 10-03-2020 12:15 America/New_York One Water: How Integrated Planning Can Address Affordability and Promote Community Resilience

From the challenges of maintaining a reliable and affordable water system come innovative solutions. The EPA Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework allows local governments to comprehensively manage wastewater and stormwater, as well as address community and residential affordability. Hear from local leaders who are developing an integrated plan utilizing green infrastructure techniques… Read more »

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Synopsis

From the challenges of maintaining a reliable and affordable water system come innovative solutions. The EPA Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework allows local governments to comprehensively manage wastewater and stormwater, as well as address community and residential affordability. Hear from local leaders who are developing an integrated plan utilizing green infrastructure techniques to address affordability and community resilience. Also hear what is on the horizon for assessing community and residential affordability in a more comprehensive and realistic manner. Also hear how communities are addressing equity through their water and green infrastructure investments.

Three Key Takeaways

  • Learn about the EPA Integrated Planning Framework, a tool communities can use to manage their clean water and stormwater challenges, needs, and requirements holistically.
  • Discover how integrated Planning can also help address community and resident affordability and equity.
  • Get a better understanding of green infrastructure and how adopting these techniques can be a key component of Integrated Planning.

Panelist

  • John Lundell Mayor - City of Coralville, IA
  • Andrew Sawyers Director, Office of Wastewater Management, Office of Water - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • View full profile for Adrianna CaldarelliAdrianna Caldarelli Director, Stormwater Institute - Water Environment Federation
  • Julie Owens Watershed Manager - City of Atlanta, GA

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