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EBC Water Resources Webinar: Challenges Facing our Water Resources under a Changing Climate

When:
July 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact:
617-505-1818E-mail

This EBC Water Resources program will explore how our drinking water and coastal water resources are being affected by climate change and some of the adaptation and resiliency measures local states and municipalities are doing to combat these challenges.  We will also discuss the challenges associated with managing stormwater and wastewater under a changing climate and the unique measures being undertaken by local utilities to protect our current civil infrastructure and future planned investments.

This program will touch on the following topics:

  • Drinking Water Resources – drought and extreme event impacts on drinking water resources, the challenges of ensuring communities have adequate access to drinking water
  • Coastal Water Resources – rising tides and storm surge and the issues with losing our critical green infrastructure (e.g., marshes, beaches) and the protection it provides to inland communities
  • Wastewater – how to protect critical wastewater infrastructure from coastal and riverine flooding
  • Stormwater – how to get the water out (and keep our feet dry) under increasingly challenging storm event conditions and rising tides

Program Chairs:

  • Andrea Braga, PE, CPESC, Principal Water Resources Engineer, Jacobs
  • Michael Scipione, CEO, Weston & Sampson

Speakers:

  • Charlie Jewell, Director of Planning and Sustainability, Boston Water & Sewer Commission

Additional information to be announced shortly.

Webinar Details

Webinar: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through July 21 After July 21
EBC Member: $70 $90
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Please note that refunds are not available after July 23, 2020. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this webinar will close at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 23.

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Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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