Resilience Planning and Adaptation Training for Water and Wastewater Utilities
Resilience Planning and Adaptation Training for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Event Date:

July 17, 2018

Location:

Watershed Stewardship Center
West Creek Reservation
2277 West Ridgewood Drive
Parma, OH 44134

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Resources

Draft Workshop Agenda (PDF)
(2 pp, 702K, About PDF)

Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) homepage

Case Study and Inforamtion Exchange Map

Adaptation Strategies Guide for Water Utilities

Join Cleveland Water Pollution Control, City of Cleveland, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a free workshop for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater utilities on adaptation and resilience. The workshop is part of the Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) initiative, which provides drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities with the practical tools, training, and technical assistance needed to increase resilience to extreme weather events.

The workshop will be held in at the West Creek Reservation in Parma, Ohio on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

Workshop Objectives
  • Share information about how environmental conditions and extreme weather events (e.g., drought and flooding) could impact drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities in the midwestern U.S.
  • Identify and share information on adaptation strategies to build utility long-term resilience and discuss strategies for making the business case to invest in resilience.
  • Share utility stories of successful resilience planning effort and adaptation activities.
  • Introduce EPA's Creating Resilient Water Utility (CRWU) resources and tools.
  • Share information on available resources for financing resilience and adaptation.

Workshop Materials