AWWA presents webcast for utility drought response planning


DENVER, CO -- The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today it will host the “A Drought Is Coming: Plan for It Now!” webcast on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

The webcast will focus on how water utilities can effectively respond to drought conditions. Speakers will discuss the main elements of successful drought management planning and how to mitigate short-or long-term water shortages.

Additionally, attendees will learn how to formulate and integrate drought response plans that work while avoiding common pitfalls.  Several examples of the effective execution of utility drought response plans will be presented.

Webcast presenters will include:

  • Brian Skeens, Consulting Engineer, CH2M-Hill, Atlanta, GA
  • Marsha Prillwitz, Water Consultant, Sacramento, CA
  • Chris Brown, Executive Director, California Urban Water Conservation Council, Sacramento, CA

Additional information and registration are available at

AWWA is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the entire water community. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.

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