Jersey Water Works Hosts Annual Conference

Jersey Water Works Hosts Annual Conference

 

State and national experts will discuss innovative solutions for building trust in our water systems; Jersey Water Works members will announce significant commitments for action in 2020.

 

 

WHAT:

The fifth annual Jersey Water Works Conference will bring together more than 350 state and local decision-makers, practitioners and stakeholders to amplify the importance of addressing New Jersey’s water infrastructure, explore innovative solutions and national models, and celebrate the Jersey Water Works collaborative and its members.

New Jersey One Water Awards will be presented to Amy S. Greene Environmental Consultants, Inc., Western Monmouth Utilities Authority, and the City of Camden/American Water.

 

WHEN:

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8am.

 

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick (2 Albany Street, New Brunswick)

 

SPEAKERS:

  • George S. Hawkins, Esq. Founder and President, Moonshot Missions
  • Troy Singleton, New Jersey State Senator (LD7)
  • Kareem Adeem, Acting Director, City of Newark Department of Water & Sewer Utilities
  • Chris Daggett, Former President & CEO, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
  • Tony Perry, Mayor, Middletown Township
  • Tom Shroba, Vice President of Operations, New Jersey American Water
  • Melissa Elliot, President, AWWA

The full list of speakers can be found here.

 

SESSIONS:

  • Updates from the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Trending topics in New Jersey’s top water infrastructure issues
  • Keynote address: “Building Trust in a Time of Troubled Waters”
  • Breakout sessions
    • “Once and For All: Solving Lead in Drinking Water” – The Jersey Water Works Lead Task Force members will discuss the challenges presented by lead in drinking water and the comprehensive package of solutions they released in October
    • “No Longer Optional: DEP’s New Green Infrastructure Requirements” – Learn about new DEP regulations requiring green infrastructure and how these rules will affect your community.
    • “Camden: An Equitable Water Future” – What is water equity? Learn about how water leaders in Camden plan to address water equity as they share lessons and insights that can benefit all New Jerseyans.

Jersey Water Works members will announce their commitments to action for 2020. Come see how this year’s members have pledged to transform New Jersey’s water infrastructure.

 

Full agenda

 

 

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