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Past Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academies

2019 Academy Events:

Spread throughout northeastern Illinois, phase one of the 2019 Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academy attracted over 200 participants, including elected officials, administrators, public works staff, utility operators and planners from 50 municipalities representing 50% of the population of the seven-county region.

Click here to read more about the 2019 Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academy events, and see below for event materials:

2019 Regional Event #1: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon at the Joliet Junior College. Held in partnership with the Will County Governmental League. Event topics included water conservation, public education and engagement, and demand forecasting. See the full agenda and presentation slides here!

2019 Regional Event #2: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon at the Orland Park Civic Center. Held in partnership with the Southwest Conference of Mayors. Key event topics included cost savings through service sharing and joint procurement, water loss control, and demand forecasting. See the full agenda and presentation slides here!

Participants at the April 17, 2019, in-person event in Joliet learned from local experts and their peers on how to better manage their drinking water systems.

2019 Regional Event #3: Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon at The Centre of Elgin. Held in partnership with the Northwest Water Planning Alliance. Key event topics included demand management, conservation pricing, and sensible salting. See the full agenda and presentation slides here!

2019 Regional Event #4: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon at the Barrington Park District. Held in partnership with the Barrington Area Council of Governments. Key event topics included how to incorporate water supply management needs and goals into community comprehensive plans, and demand forecasting. AICP Certification Maintenance (4 CM) were provided for this event. See the full agenda and presentation slides here!

The cost to attend an in-person event was $20, which included breakfast and light refreshments during each event, and IEPA Drinking Water Operator Recertification Credits (4 CEUs) were provided. Discounts were available for attending multiple events, as well as for group registrations. 


MPC is grateful for the following partners on this initiative:

                  

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