June 3, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
The current COVID-19 pandemic has shown utilities how resilience planning needs to consider all potential threats to usual operations and services. This Webinar will feature case studies examining how water security is being achieved in Australia and the U.S. through diversification of drinking water sources and evaluation of vulnerabilities and protection measures. Explore the importance of stakeholder engagement and community communication and discuss resilience and emergency preparedness strategies that can be used to shift utilities to a more resilient culture.
As water stress increases on every continent, water professionals need to become proficient in “resilience thinking,” evaluating how interacting systems and assets can best be managed in the face of disturbances and uncertainty. Resiliency thinking also allows water professionals to continually build on their existing knowledge and consider novel solutions to address the ever-changing shocks and stressors to water systems. This webinar will examine how water utilities can take a broad view of water-related vulnerabilities and use collaboration, creativity, and resilience thinking to overcome these challenges.
- Learn about the role that water agencies play in improving community resiliency.
- Explore how water agencies have adapted to the challenges and uncertainties faced due to the impacts of climate change and how they can mitigate the impacts of their own operations.
- Gain key insights in the latest on climate and resiliency and stay ahead of the curve