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Upcoming Conferences

  Aug. 27-31: Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition in Bellevue, WA StormCon is holding its 16th annual conference to explore GSI solutions and a healthy bottom line. Register and view the event program here. Oct. 3-4: Growing Sustainable Communities in Dubuque, Iowa The Midwest’s largest sustainability conference will feature more than 30 workshops on a wide variety of sustainability […]

River Network Equitable Practices Webinars

This two-part webinar series supports watershed organizations working towards equitable solutions. The first webinar addresses “The What, Why, and How of Relevancy, Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity” while the second focuses on “Grappling with Unconscious Bias for More Inclusive Water Protection & Restoration.”

NACWA Environmental Justice Report

The National Assoc. of Clean Water Agencies released a report entitled, “Opportunities for Municipal Clean Water Utilities to Advance Environmental Justice & Community Service.” The report features case studies and key findings from DC Water, Camden County, the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, and more.

State Laws Inhibit Water Bill Assistance

This article features a new report published by the University of North Carolina’s Environmental Finance Center and explains how utilities in nearly every state are met with obtrusive state laws when trying to make water service more affordable for their low income customers.

Member Spotlight

Andy Szatko, Environmental Quality Control Technician for Omaha’s Stormwater Program, and much appreciated Exchange Member As an Environmental Quality Control Technician and MS4 Manager, Andy Szatko oversees all program elements in the City of Omaha’s Stormwater Program. He is also active in educating the Omaha community about green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) and often gives presentations at schools, […]