2018-06-20 National Governors Association

Energy Resilience for Water & Wastewater Systems

Water and wastewater systems are highly dependent on reliable supplies of electricity. Long duration power outages can interrupt water supplies, leading to adverse health impacts and lost economic activity. Speakers in this webinar will discuss policies, planning, and best practices to protect and maintain clean water supplies during long-duration power outages. This webinar will explore the interplay between energy and water resiliency and highlight innovative strategies for states to improve water systems’ ability to withstand disruption to power supplies.

Speakers

  • Paul Stockton, Managing Director, Sonecon
  • Will Lauwers, Director of Emerging Technology, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

 

National Governors Association

Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the nonpartisan organization of the nation’s 55 governors. Through NGA, governors share best practices, address issues of national and state interest and share innovative solutions that improve state government and support the principles of federalism.