5th Annual Sustainability Conference: Sustainable Water Infrastructure (CM | 4)

Updated: Dec 31, 2019


This year’s conference will focus on Sustainable Water Infrastructure where we will delve into infrastructure approaches and products that provide a triple bottom line of social, environmental, and financial benefits. Our featured panel on Sustainable Water Infrastructure will discuss sustainability within the context of regional water planning, waste water systems, stormwater and flood management, and business case evaluations relating to water infrastructure. Learn about the Village of Downers Grove sustainability efforts and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District’s Fresh Coast 740 green infrastructure initiative. Also, we will share the vision for sustainability, survey the audience about how sustainability is impacting engineering, and recognize sustainability award winners from the American Society of Civil Engineers - Chicago (ASCE), American Public Works Association – Chicago (APWA), Association of Civil Engineering Companies - Illinois (ACEC), and American Planning Association – Illinois (APA). CONFERENCE FEATURES: Sustainable Water Infrastructure Regional Water Planning Waste Water Systems Stormwater & Flood Management Business Case Evaluations Case Studies featuring municipal and waste water sustainability initiatives SPEAKERS: Gary Paradoski of Aqua Vitae (ASCE Sustainability Committee Chair), Karen Kabbes of Kabbes Engineering (ASCE National Sustainability Committee Board Member), Brendan Daly of Lafarge (APWA Chicago Chapter Education Co-Chair), John Williams of Impact Infrastructure, Tim Loftus of Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Carrie Bristol-Groll of Stormwater Solutions Engineering, Aruch Poonsapaya of Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Jim Testin of the City of Park Ridge (APA Chicago Metro Section Director), Karen Daulton Lange of the Village of Downers Grove and Karen Sands of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2015, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

WHERE: Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193-1899 COST: $30 paid via online registration RSVP: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=yrmrr QUESTIONS: contact the CMS Board at cms@ilapa.org CM CREDITS: Four (4.00) AICP CM credits approved



The American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter (APA-IL) is the premier authority on urban planning issues and professional development for Illinois' urban planners.


The APA-IL is the official membership association for practicing planners in the State of Illinois.  We strive to inform, educate, and connect our members to resources and tools that advance the practice of planning throughout the state.  We pride ourselves on "Creating Great Communities for All" in Illinois.  




American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter

c/o NIU Center for Governmental Studies
148 N. 3rd St.
DeKalb, IL 60115


© 2014 APA-IL







  • APA-IL Facebook
  • APA-IL Twitter
  • APA-IL LinkedIn
  • APA-IL Instagram
  • APA-IL YouTube