Wednesday January 8, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM CST
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Lidia's Italy - Freight House 
101 W. 22nd St.
Kansas City, MO

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Kansas City Section January Meeting 

Joint Meeting with EWRI


Building Community Acceptance of Stormwater BMPs 


Date: Wednesday January 8th, 2014

Location: Lidia's Italy - Freight House 

 101 W. 22nd St. 

 Kansas City, MO 64108


Time: 11:30 Social/Registration

   12:00 Meal/Presentation


Menu: Pasta Trio, including salad, dessert, coffee, and iced tea 


Cost: $30.00 per person (Students and Engineers between jobs, $15.00)


Presentation: Kansas City Water Services has installed a number of stormwater BMPs and there are more on the way.  Building community acceptance is critical to the successful implementation of green infrastructure.  This presentation will highlight the "extra" benefits of using stormwater BMPs, explore the psychology of BMP acceptance, and will include images of beautiful stormwater BMPs to inspire.


Speaker: Lisa Treese, RLA, LEEDŽ AP, Kansas City Water Services 


Bio: Lisa is a landscape architect with nearly ten years experience in practice.  She started her landscape architectural career with Wallace, Roberts & Todd (WRT)in Coral Gables, Florida, working on national site design and planning projects. She returned to Kansas City and worked at Vireo (formerly Patti Banks Associates) for over six years on regional projects rooted in environmental sustainability.  In November of 2012, she began working for Water Services as part of the Overflow Control Program and supports other departmental divisions.  She is responsible for in forming decisions related to green infrastructure and site design, monitoring green infrastructure maintenance agreements, and advising internal maintenance programs.  Lisa holds a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture and a secondary major in Natural Resources & Environmental Science from Kansas State University.


Contact Marc Schlebusch at ewrikansascity@gmail.com for any questions