Thursday, June 29 – Friday, June 30
InterContinental Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Thank you for joining us for this invitation-only, off-the-record workshop with storm, drinking, and waste water utility leaders. The meeting followed the US Water Alliance’s One Water Summit in New Orleans (June 27-29).
This meeting focused on stimulating conversation, sharing big and creative ideas, and creating space for an honest discussion of the issues.
- Create space for an honest discussion of challenges and opportunities
- Elicit big and creative ideas
- Foster connection between utility leaders
- Focus on strategies for collaboration between utilities and other departments/governmental entities
This event was focused on cities in the Great Lakes basin, but the topics covered were broadly relevant. Attendees had the opportunity to connect with leaders facing many of the same challenges, from shrinking budgets to algal blooms to lead pipes. We shared what insights and analysis we have gathered so far from our research about how utilities can increase their efficiency in the face of these challenges.