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National Water Infrastructure Summit

Summit Program

Summit Insert

Replay: National Water Infrastructure Summit

About the Summit: The Water for Jobs partnership hosted a FREE two-hour special event on April 16, 2013 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. This event featured dialogue from leaders in local and state governments and the private sector as they shared their perspectives about the economic need for resilient water infrastructure systems to meet the challenges of today and the future.

Summit Focused on the Need to Reinvest In Our Nation’s Water Infrastructure:
  • Water infrastructure must be a top national priority
  • Reinvestment in water creates jobs, drives innovation and safeguards public health
Confirmed Speakers Were:
  • George Hawkins, General Manager, DC Water
  • Harlan Kelly, Jr., General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Howard Neukrug, Commissioner of the Philadelphia Water Department
  • Brian T. Pallasch, CAE, Managing Director of Government Relations & Infrastructure Initiatives, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • George R. Schink, Ph.D., Managing Director and Principal, Navigant Economics
  • Carter Strickland, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Moderated by:  John R. Bigelow, Senior Vice President of Business Services, American Water

Remarks by: Ken Kirk, Executive Director, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Closing remarks by:  Karen L. Pallansch, Chief Executive Officer, Alexandria Renew Enterprises



Water Environment Federation

National Association of Clean Water Agencies 

American Water

Black & Veatch

National Association of Water Companies


GE Water & Process Technologies

Veolia Water

Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies 

American Water Works Association


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