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Performance Criteria for Source Water Protection Webinar

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration fee: $75 member/$120 non-member. This webinar is included in our full year subscription package.

Historically, utilities have faced challenges in developing and implementing SWP programs and activities because of their voluntary nature and a lack of broad understanding of the operational benefits of SWP programs. The recent SWP Justification Toolkit project was designed to help utilities build the business case for SWP programs, and this webinar goes a step further by recommending quantifiable measures to include in the business case. This also ties in with the final component of AWWA Standard G300, Source Water Protection: periodic evaluation and revision of the SWP program.

The purpose of this webinar is to establish a framework of performance criteria (a.k.a. metrics) for Source Water Protection (SWP) programs and activities. Historically, many utilities have faced challenges in developing and implementing SWP efforts because of their voluntary nature and a lack of broad understanding of the operational benefits of SWP programs. AWWA recently developed materials through a 2018 Technical and Educational Council (TEC) project—including the SWP Justification Toolkit—to help utilities justify SWP efforts and build a business case for related programs and activities.

This webinar will build on the TEC project toolkit by compiling and recommending quantifiable measures to track progress. These measures will, in turn, aid in both meeting the goals of an SWP program and making a business case for utilities and other decision makers. This webinar will address both qualitative and quantative measures for evaluating SWP activities. Finally, this effort ties in with the ANSI/AWWA Standard G300, Source Water Protection, to periodically evaluate and revise SWP programs. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Better understand how to quantify benefits of source water protection

  • Review and obtain suggested metrics for measuring progress of SWP programs

  • Build capability to monitor and demonstrate measurable progress toward SWP goals

  • Develop a stronger business case for SWP programs

Learn from this webinar's esteemed presenters:

Moderated by: Nancy Toth; Environmental Specialist, Drinking Water Protection, Eugene Water & Electric Board
Presenter: Carolyn Gillette; Senior Program Manager, Eastern Research Group (ERG)
Presenter: Raven Lawson; Vice Chair of SWP committee, Central Arkansas Water

 

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