Tag Archives: Water resources

Illinois Water Conference

Researchers looking to reach broader audiences and fulfill grant outreach requirements can take advantage of workshop and session opportunities at the Illinois Water Conference this fall. The biennial conference, held October 14-15 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, brings … Continue reading

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Beyond the Basics: Making Green Stormwater Practices Pay Off for Your Community

The Conservation Foundation, in partnership with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, is proud to present Beyond the Basics 2014. We are offering two new pre-seminar options on September 9th: a workshop on watershed based plans and ordinance reviews or a tour … Continue reading

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Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference

From the Great Lakes to the coast, our use of the land impacts major bodies of water. Whether it be the large freshwater lakes of the United States and Canada, the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean; or the other lakes, seas, … Continue reading

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The Chicago Water Summit 2014: Global Lessons from Great Water Cities

Presented by WEF and World Business Chicago, in cooperation with the City of Chicago. Where: Mid-America Club | 200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor, Chicago, Illinois Registration: Space is limited. Reserve your spot now! Hotel Reservations: Book your room at … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Action Day at Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

Great Lakes Action Day at Openlands Lakeshore PreserveFriday, July 11 | 10am – 2pm   Openlands is partnering with the Shedd Aquarium this year for the Great Lakes Action Days (GLAD) program, which is committed to protecting and conserving the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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David St. Pierre lunch

David St. Pierre is the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. He will speak at this lunch event, which will be preceded by a reception. Reservations required.

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DuPage County River Sweep

The annual DuPage County River Sweep is a county-wide self-coordinated stream cleanup and restoration event which has been held each spring for over 20 years.  The purpose of the river sweep is to encourage volunteers to help “sweep our rivers … Continue reading

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AWE Exemplary Program Webinar on Innovative Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional Water Efficiency Programs

The second webinar in the Exemplary Programs series will feature the Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional programs of City West Water in Melbourne, Australia. During Australia’s epic 10-year drought, water suppliers in southeastern Australia needed to get deep reductions in their … Continue reading

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Extreme Makeover: How Six Model Municipalities Are Greening Their Water Management Program and Their Bottom Line

Join us to hear Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Jeff Edstrom, Environmental Consulting and Technology present initial findings and conclusions on water management programs and activities that can protect the water resources of the Great Lakes.

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Never Waste Campaign: Change the Way Your Customers Use Water in 2014

It’s more important than ever to get customers thinking differently about their water use as demands on water grow.  Alliance for Water Efficiency’s (AWE) Never Waste campaign is a consumer-facing educational campaign built around the idea of a water bottle to quantify … Continue reading

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