Preparing Critical Infrastructure for Climate Change: Water Utilities Leading the Way
Critical infrastructure such as highways, power grids, and water utilities are threatened by extreme events associated with climate change, including hurricanes, flooding, drought, and heat waves. Planners, emergency management offices, and public works departments are increasingly concerned that our critical infrastructure is not properly sited or designed to withstand climate change.
Date: Friday, November 4
Time: at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Join the Maryland Department of Planning and the Smart Growth Network as Jacobs Solutions, Inc. presents the recently completed 5-year Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation, and Mitigation Planning (CCVAAMP) project for WSSC Water, one of the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation. Baltimore County, Maryland will discuss its Climate Action Plan and Resilience Assessment. With service to more than 2.5 million customers, WSSC Water and Baltimore County are leading the way to protecting our critical water infrastructure.