The Hilton Inn at Penn
3600 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Room Rate: $199 (mention the Clean Water America Alliance)
Reservation Cut-Off Date: November 21, 2010
Urban Water Sustainability
December 6-7, 2010
Leadership Teams from New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Milwaukee, and San Francisco will show how water-related investments can support cross-agency interests, long term urban growth and sustainability. As implementer's - agency leaders, their staff and affiliated experts, they will share innovations, strategies, and best practices, for making green infrastructure the centerpiece of the urban water world.
In addition, leaders from the fields of philanthropy, water, sustainability, infrastructure, planning, politics, and science will identify the policy and system changes needed for substantive progress toward water sustainability.
In-Person Registration Closed - Live Streaming Now Available
The Honorable Michael A. Nutter
Mayor of Philadelphia
Deputy Assistant Administrator for the U.S. EPA Office of Water
Green for All (a national organizaion working to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty)
Attendees will learn about:
Issues to be examined:
- Changing policies to allow Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) funds to pay for stream restoration;
- Calculating co-benefits of green infrastructure to be credited in the permit process;
- Promoting a unified position statement that informs and supports partner and agency efforts.
Philadelphia Green Tour
December 8, 2010
Following the Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference the Philadelphia Water Department will be hosting a Green Tour from 9:00 am - 1:15 pm on December 8, 2010. You are invited to sign-up for the tour when you register for the Urban Water Sustainability Conference.
9:00 am Depart Inn at Penn
9:15 – 9:50 am PECO
10:00 - 10:30 am Albert Greenfield Elementary School
10:40 – 11:10 am Comcast
11:20 – 11:50 am Friends Center
12:00 – 12:50 pm Reading Terminal
12:50 - 1:15 pm Return to Inn at Penn