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7/15/21 - MPC Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academy 2021 Virtual Event #2 (CM | 2)

It's time for the Metropolitan Planning Council's (MPC) second session of this year's Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academy. Tune in to hear from elected officials, change-makers, and water advocates as they discuss the facts and challenges of one of Illinois' most pressing issues – lead service line replacement.

Join the MPC virtually on Thursday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. - Noon (CT) for:

  • A keynote "fireside chat" with clean water advocate U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

  • An overview of the challenge in Illinois and the new state legislation:

    • Brenda Santoyo, Policy Associate, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

  • A moderated panel conversation on innovative communications strategies, cost-saving through predictive analytics, and the "nuts and bolts" of lead service line replacement, featuring:

    • Monica Eng, Reporter, WBEZ (moderator)

    • Thomas Nagle, PE, Vice President, Robinson Engineering

    • Ian Robinson, Managing Director, BlueConduit

    • Alexis Woodrow, Lead Reduction Program Manager, Denver Water

To learn more about these water experts, visit the speaker bio page and click here to register for Drinking Water 1-2-3 Academy: Lead Service Lines!

AICP Certification Maintenance credits are available for this event through a partnership with the APA-IL Chicago Metro Section. (CM | 2 pending)

For more information, please visit MPC's website and remember to register for the final event of the series on Thursday, August 19.

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