Events

Imagine a Day Without Water

Keith Zukowski, Value of Water Coalition
October 22, 2015

The 2015 Imagine a Day Without Water included a series of events, policy resolutions, social media campaigns, and more to educate and engage the public and stakeholders about how water is essential, invaluable, and worthy of investment.

During Imagine a Day Without Water more than 150 organizations that care about safe, reliable water came together to stand up for our most precious resource. The infrastructure that moves and treats water is often invisible and forgotten. Imagine A | Read more ›

Riding the Wave of Water Innovation

Hosted by Dow Water and Process Solutions and Value of Water Coalition
May 15, 2015

Water scarcity and uncertainty poses growing risks for businesses and communities alike. A new era of creativity and technological advances is needed to ensure a sustainable water supply for every community. This forum will feature national and regional leaders discussing the opportunity for innovation to alleviate some of our nation’s pressing water challenges. It’s fitting that Minnesota, headwaters of the Mississippi River and home to a thriving water innovation cluster, will | Read more ›

What’s the Value of Water? The Pennsylvania Story

Hosted by Philadelphia Water Department, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, and Value of Water Coalition with Media Host WHYY, Inc.
May 14, 2015

Water is jobs and economic growth. Water is a cleaner planet. Water is a stronger Philadelphia. Join us for this interactive discussion featuring regional and national leaders. The session will focus on the state of water infrastructure and water resources and highlight the innovative investments that are being made in Philadelphia’s water system and across the Keystone State. In Philadelphia new projects are being financed through innovative tools, new community partnerships have | Read more ›

Broke, Broken, and Out of Time

Hosted by Metropolitan Planning Council, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, Value of Water Coalition, and the Public Affairs Committee of the Union League Club of Chicago
May 13, 2015

Join us for a half-day forum where policy makers, elected officials and thought leaders will come together to identify how Illinois can finance, build, maintain and deliver world-class infrastructure. This forum is part of Infrastructure Week 2015, a national series of events and discussions. Discussion topics will include the Accelerate Illinois campaign to improve statewide transportation investment, innovations in water supply management, and what Chicago and Illinois can do to | Read more ›

9th Annual SFPUC Construction Contractors Breakfast

Hosts: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
May 13, 2015

As part Infrastructure Week 2015, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is spotlighting how investments in water infrastructure are investments in jobs and the community at the 9th Annual Construction Contractors Breakfast. The breakfast attracts hundreds of construction contractors and firms to hear about the agency’s major capital programs and upcoming construction opportunities. The SFPUC will also highlight its efforts to be a good neighbor in the community. | Read more ›

Follow the Flow: Celebrating Clean Water Investments in the Cleveland Metro

Hosted by Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Value of Water Coalition
May 11, 2015

This year marks the Year for Clean Water in Cleveland: a time to celebrate historic investments in the region’s clean water infrastructure and connect people to their water resources. As part of Infrastructure Week 2015, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District will be hosting Follow the Flow, a week-long series of behind-the-scenes tours of the region’s wastewater system for media and local stakeholders. Follow the Flow will trace wastewater’s path from the sewer system to Lake | Read more ›