EPA's "No Cost Resilience Training for the Water Sector in Maryland

NO COST RESILIENCE TRAINING FOR THE WATER SECTOR IN MARYLAND

To reach out to utilities in Maryland; EPA’s Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) initiative, along with the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at University of Maryland, is hosting a free in-person training to learn about resilience planning and adapting to current and future climate impact to drinking water and wastewater utility infrastructure and resources.

The In-person Workshop will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Outcomes and Benefits

After the training, utility representatives will have a greater awareness of the impacts of climate change, as well as tools for identifying and funding adaptive measures to build resilience.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Drinking water and wastewater utility staff and management involved with planning, operations, sustainability and risk management
  • County, state, federal government officials
  • Water sector associations

Webinar Workshop Objectives

  • Explore regional climate projections and the tools to gather climate projection data.
  • Learn from Town of Middletown and Town of Boonsboro about their climate vulnerabilities and resilience solutions, highlighting the US EPA’s Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT).
  • Learn about State and Federal funding opportunities for planning and implementing flood and climate resilience projects.

Continuing Education Units for Maryland certified drinking water operators and certified wastewater operators may be available for participation (application pending).

 

For more information on the agenda and event logistics, see the ATTACHED flyer/agenda.

Register by April 17at https://form.jotform.com/240665576293062

Please feel free to forward this invitation to others that might be interested in the workshop. If you have questions about registering or would like more information the workshop, email Alfredo Lagos (GDIT) at alfredo.lagos@gdit.com.

To learn more about CRWU, visit https://www.epa.gov/crwu.

Address:

Town Annex 19 North Main Street BoonsboroMD  21713