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July 2017

Encouraging Small-Scale Manufacturing in Brownfield-Affected Communities 

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Small-scale manufacturing is beginning to flourish in communities across the country, but there are many challenges to ensuring that emerging entrepreneurs of color or from immigrant communities can equitably participate in this manufacturing resurgence.  How do you kick start small-scale manufacturing efforts in your city? How can municipalities support a diverse and inclusive group of business owners in creating local jobs and recruiting workers from marginalized communities? In Part 1 of a two-part webinar series for municipal leaders and community…

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August 2017

EPA Environmental Justice Grantee Showcase: Community-Based Efforts to Improve Local Water Quality

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) provides annual funding to local, tribal and community-based organizations working with communities facing disproportionate environmental and public health burdens. The Environmental Justice (EJ) Grants program is designed to help communities understand and address exposure to multiple environmental harms and risks. All funded projects are associated with at least one qualified environmental statute, such as the Clean Water Act and the Solid Waste Disposal Act. Hear directly from two EJ grantees about their success…

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September 2017

Anti-Littering: Social Marketing for Behavior Change

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Litter and trash from consumer goods make up the majority of marine debris that pollute our waterways and oceans. Feel like your organization needs to do more than annual clean ups to reduce trash and litter, but not sure how to make an impact? Not sure what you can do to reduce litter and/or waste before it enters your local waterways? The answer – social marketing. This webinar, co-hosted by the Urban Waters Learning Network and the EPA Trash Free…

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Conference: WEFTEC

September 30 - October 4
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, is recognized as the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition. WEFTEC’s massive exhibition and technical program provide unparalleled access to the field’s most cutting-edge information, technologies, services, and networking. Find out more and register here.

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November 2017

Conference: Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures

November 6 - November 9

The organizing committee for the Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures 2017 Conference (OMSW 2017) is excited to invite you to the leading international conference on the operation and maintenance of stormwater control measures, including both green and gray infrastructure. The conference—an outgrowth of more than a decade of international low impact development conferences—addresses the growing need for state and municipal staff, regulators, consultants, and more, to share successes and lessons learned around stormwater operation and maintenance (O&M). Attending…

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March 2018

Conference: American Water Works Association (AWWA) Sustainable Water Management

March 25, 2018 - March 28, 2018

Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse. Please visit this page for the 2018 schedule. Registration will open October 2017.

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