EBC Water Resources Leadership Webinar: US EPA and New England State Water and Wastewater Leadership


Date: May 5, 2021


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Meeting

This EBC Water Resources Leadership Conference will bring together the leadership of water programs for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and each of the six New England states.  This virtual water conference will provide an opportunity for the EPA and each state to review their respective water resources management plans, program priorities, and implementations strategies.

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Final Agenda – Leadership Webinar – EPA & New England State Water Leaders

Included will be a discussion regarding the various ways the states are working together on regional water issues that include extreme weather events, drought, flooding, and other climate change related topics.

Speakers will cover their three to four water priorities for the year, including issues around:

  • Drinking water
  • Stormwater
  • Wastewater
  • Surface water and Ground water

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Agenda Details

Program Chairs:

  • Andrea M. Braga, PE, CPESC, Principal Water Resources Engineer, Jacobs
  • Robert Melvin, Partner, Robinson+Cole

Speaker Agenda:

Federal Programs – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • Ken Moraff, Water Division Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 1

State Programs


  • Graham Stevens, Chief, Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse, CT Department of Environmental and Energy Protection

Rhode Island

  • Angelo S. Liberti, PE, Administrator, Surface Water Protection, Office of Water Resources, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

New Hampshire

  • Thomas E. O’Donovan, P.E., Director, Water Division, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services


  • Kathleen Baskin, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Water Resources, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection


  • Pete LaFlamme, Director, Watershed Management Division, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation


  • Brian Kavanah, Director, Bureau of Water Quality, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Moderated Discussion

PowerPoint Presentations

The available presentations from the EBC Water Resources Leadership Webinar: US EPA and New England State Water and Wastewater Leadership completed on May 5, 2021, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Leadership Webinar – EPA & New England State Water Leaders

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office.


Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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