Speaking Engagements

Water Planning & Resiliency: Key Issues and Solutions

December 8, 2023

at the OHM Advisors office in Livonia (MI), hosted by MSU Extension and OHM Advisors

Join practitioners from OHM Advisors, MSU Extension, and MDNR for discussions about current water topics and tools impacting communities

Date/Time: Friday, December 8th / 9:30 am ET - 2 pm ET (Doors open at 9 am)
Location: OHM Advisors, 34000 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, Michigan 48150

Featuring senior water professionals Christine Spitzley and Susan Knepper from OHM Advisors, Harmony Gmazel from MSUE, and experts from MDNR, this program will provide officials, staff and community leaders with valuable information about current and projected issues impacting our water systems, current planning efforts at the national, state, tribal and local level, and tools and assessments available for communities to use when planning for the future of their water systems. This program will provide special presentations about the following: 

  • The American Water Works Association 2050 Initiative;  
  • Examples of resilient planning projects and policies at the state, tribal and local levels;   
  • Scenario planning examples that address water disruptions;
  • The USDA Forest Service's 'Forests to Faucets' Assessment Tool for Communities

Cost: $40 per person. This includes materials, a lunch and AICP accreditation (4 credits). 

Register HERE 

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 5, 2023

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Susan Knepper, OHM Advisors
Susan Knepper
Senior Project Engineer