Free “Water Sector” Webinar: Building Resilience and Adapting to Climate Change Impacts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) initiative is continuing its series of free webinars.

Webinars are on topics like drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater (water sector) utility owners and operators, as well as other water sector stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic region. The EPA’s webinar training series, titled “Building Resilience and Adapting to Climate Change Impacts for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities,” continues with four webinars on July 19, 21, and 26 and August 2 (REGISTER) focusing on conducting a climate change risk assessment using EPA’s Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT), developing resilience and adaptation projects, and identifying financing programs to pay for infrastructure projects.

Links to the EPA’s Case Study and Information Exchange Map, CRWU Training Center, and the CREAT tool can be found at the CRWU website. EPA’s CRWU Webinar Series Mid-Atlantic Region Flyer is linked here. Anyone needing more information on this training series may contact Wesley Wiggins at

The Maryland Department of Planning’s Resource Conservation division has shared share this information as part of its Water Resources Element training and support.

For more information from the Maryland Department of Planning, contact:

Jason Dubow
Manager, Resource Conservation & Management Unit
Maryland Department of Planning

Michael Sanderson

Executive Director Maryland Association of Counties