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Water Supply Management

Ensuring safe, sustainable and equitable drinking water systems

Drinking Water 1-2-3 Regional Event #1

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. Key event topics included water conservation, public education and engagement, and demand forecasting.

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Keynote: Mayor Bob O’Dekirk, City of Joliet, Keynote

Topics covered (click to view slides):

  1. The Impacts of Water Conservation On Water Works System Expansion Capital Expenditures (Less Water Demand = More Money) with Peter Wallers, Engineering Enterprises, Inc.
  2. Water Demand Forecasting: New, free data sets now available with Nora Beck, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
  3. Saving Water with WaterSense with Cary McElhinney, USEPA
  4. Communicating the Value of Water with the Resources You Have with Megan Chery, Alliance for Water Efficiency
  5. Education, Advocacy, and Value: The Power of Public Outreach in Water Programs with Andy Martin, Principal and Managing Director of Midwest Operations, Greeley & Hansen.
  6. Joliet’s Future Water Supply with Allison Swisher and Nick Gornick, City of Joliet Department of Public Utilities
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