Maine | Resiliency Planning for Small Water Systems: How to Weather the Storm

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Date(s) - 10/19/2017
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Auburn Public Library - Androscoggin Community Room

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TCHs: The State of Maine Board of Licensure of Water System Operators has approved this course for 5.5 training contact hours. Course Approval #: 020-2017-EFC

Many systems are facing stresses related to a changing climate, aging infrastructure, and growing security threats. With resiliency planning, you can reduce the duration and severity of water service interruptions.

In this workshop, you will learn:
– A framework for resilience planning
– Strategies for communicating the importance of
resilience planning to various stakeholders
– Tools and resources to begin plan implementation
– Maine specific resources and assistance

This workshop is for water and wastewater systems and municipal staff that
manage water.

Trainers:
Brandy Espinola, Program Manager, University of Maryland
Environmental Finance Center
Martha Sheils, Project Director, New England Environmental Finance Center

Contact: Jes Eckerlin
Cost: Complimentary. Space is limited. Please register to reserve your spot.
Who Should Attend: This workshop is designed for water systems serving 10,000 or fewer people (though systems of any size may attend), especially targeting local government systems facing financial challenges. Owners of privately owned systems, consultants and technical assistance providers serving water systems are also invited to attend.

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