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American Water Summit 2017 – Proactive Partnerships

​As the American water sector responds to new federal infrastructure initiatives and the recovery of key industrial end-markets, leading public and private representatives will discuss the opportunities for private sector involvement and technological innovation across three session strands: Emerging Opportunities, Chief Technology Officer Forum, and Leading Utilities of the World. Austin, TX. Learn more and register... Read more

3 Rivers Wet Weather Sewer Conference

​The variety of sessions that are planned for you this year will cover the gamut of wet weather topics, including updates on the region’s progress, lessons learned locally and nationally, and where Pennsylvania is headed as they continue their steady momentum in attacking this complex issue.There is a fee. Monroeville, PA Learn more... Read more

Future of Global Waterfronts Is More Mixed Uses, Cleaner Air and Water

Waterfront management is one of the most pressing issues that any city near a substantial body of water can confront. Judith Rodin, president emeritus at the Rockefeller Foundation, delivered the event’s keynote address, noting that since that foundation’s Resilient Cities initiative began in 2013, 80 percent of the participating 1,100 cities have identified water as a significant vulnerability. The cities have also recognized that traditional methods of handling the issue are inadequate.​ Read more... Read more

Let’s Talk About Water

​Let’s Talk About Water is designed to help you create a framework and simple materials to guide these discussions and assist people in engaging deeply and productively with each other. Part of NAAEE’s Environmental Issues Forums series, Let’s Talk About Water provides a step-by-step guide to developing discussion materials to get your community deliberating about water issues. Learn more... Read more

Nature Conservancy Accepting Proposals for School Gardens

​The Nature Conservancy is working to promote environmental education through the creation of Nature Works Everywhere gardens. The core principle behind the Gardens program is that gardens model conservation science on a relatable scale. The program empowers students and teachers to work together to create and implement their own solutions to environmental challenges in their communities. Applications due November 3. Learn more and apply... Read more

Urban Food and Water Challenges? MIT Says These Global Projects Can Help.

​The Solve competition, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), aims to help marginalized communities worldwide strengthen the resilience of their systems for producing and delivering food. Read more... Read more

EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse

​Learn how to navigate EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse, an easily navigable web-based portal, to help communities locate information and resources that will assist then in making informed decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs. Webinar airs on August 18, 24 and 31 at 2-3:00 pm. Learn more and register... Read more

Integrating Smart Growth and Hazard Mitigation into Community Planning

​Smart growth strategies and hazard mitigation measures have similar goals. Both aim to make communities safer, healthier, and fiscally responsible. Communities across the nation use smart growth strategies to ensure that new development or redevelopment benefits the entire community and that limited public resources are used as efficiently as possible. This report explores those strategies. Learn more... Read more
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