For most Americans, water will be the primary delivery system through which they personally experience the effects of climate changes: drought, floods, storm water and wastewater discharges. Horror stories abound about the massive infrastructure costs needed to address these potential catastrophic issues. But the reality is that we have solutions that are both environmentally sustainable and affordable.
Our speaker will explore new options to finance and scale investments for localized consumer and neighborhood created strategies that ensure a resilient future for water flow. These options should be capable of providing safe, clean reliable water for everyone.
MLF ORGANIZER NAME
MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
Executive Director, WaterNow Alliance; Water Attorney and Policy Expert; Former Senior Water Attorney, the Environmental Defense Fund; Former Legal Director, Save the Bay; Recipient, the Bay Institute's Hero of the Bay Award
CEO and Founder, Environmental Financial Group Inc.
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