The Future of Affordable Water

December 10, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Online

Chad
Cosper

Water Conservation Planner,
San Antonio Water System

Erin Bonney
Casey

Research Director,
Bluefield Research

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Over the years, countless of studies and articles have been published about the need to invest on our nation's aging water infrastructure. But how can utilities gain their customers' support when water is also becoming more expensive? In this webinar, we will be joined by experts to discuss the challenges that come with the rising cost of water as well as strategies utility leaders are putting into place to make water more affordable for everyone.

Speakers:

Erin Bonney Casey leads Bluefield's U.S. municipal water practice and has demonstrated experience across a range of sectors, technology applications, and pressing industry topics, including wastewater management, water reuse– municipal & industrial–  desalination, the cost of water, and infrastructure policy & investment. She has also proven to be valuable resource to the broader industry through conference presentations and board room discussions. Erin has been referenced extensively in trade publications and in major media outlets. Prior to joining Bluefield, Erin worked at Brown Brothers Harriman as a Business Analyst and has international experience with Grameen Research, where she focused on Latin American economies, and tax laws. Erin has a BA from Bates College and a Masters from Oxford University in Water Science Policy & Management.

Chad Cosper joined the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) Conservation Department in May 2012. Prior to joining SAWS, he worked for a public water utility in Portland OR. He is the program manager for the Plumbers to People plumbing assistance program that provides free emergency leak repairs to low-income homeowners as well as the annual irrigation checkup program that works with commercial properties to evaluate and improve the efficiency of their irrigation systems.