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Ensuring safe, sustainable and equitable drinking water systems

Drinking Water 1-2-3 Regional Event #2

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.

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Topics covered (click to view slides):

1. Water Demand Forecasting: New data available for communities with Nora Beck, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

2. Municipal Partnering: A Smart Cost Reduction Strategy with Lou Haussmann, Executive Vice President/COO, Baxter & Woodman

3. Thinking Like a CEO: Running a Water Utility as a Business with Paul May, Assistant Executive Director, Northwest Suburban Municipal Joint Action Water Agency

4. Why Tackle Water Loss Control? Municipal Success Stories:

a. The Village of Westmont’s Water Main Replacement Program with Mike Ramsey, Director of Public Works, Village of Westmont

b. Not All Aging Water Infrastructure is Underground: Lansing’s Water Meter Replacement Success Story with Dan Podgorski, Village Administrator, Village of Lansing

c. Evanston’s Leak Detection Program: Cost Savings & Many Other Benefits with Darrell King, Bureau Chief-Water Production, City of Evanston

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