Where does my water come from?
Please a panel discussion about the impacts of development and stormwater runoff on the public water supply, the implications this has for future water rates, and how we can make growth smart enough to protect our water supply, through inclusion of natural green infrastructure and rural preservation.
Date: December 3rd Time: 3-5 pm – reception to follow
Place: Montgomery County Executive Office Building, Auditorium and Cafeteria 101 Monroe Street, Rockville MD (Enter through the cafeteria on the terrace level)
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Welcome and introduction of keynote speaker: Sylvia S. Tognetti, Chair, Maryland Sierra Club Water Committee and President, Friends of Ten Mile Creek
Keynote Speaker: Scott Fosler, Assuring Safe and Affordable Water for the Washington Region Board president, Audubon Naturalist Society; board member, Montgomery Countryside Alliance and Friends of Ten Mile Creek; councilmember and immediate past mayor of the Town of Chevy Chase; former member and president of the Montgomery County Council; and past president of the Metropolitan Washington Council of GovernmentsPanelists: Carla Reid, WSSC General Manager (invited) Patrice Bubar, Acting Director Department of Environmental Protection (invited) Carlton Haywood, Executive Director, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (confirmed)
Panelists: Carla Reid, WSSC General Manager (invited) Patrice Bubar, Acting Director Department of Environmental Protection (invited) Carlton Haywood, Executive Director, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (confirmed) Panel moderator: Caroline Taylor, Montgomery Countryside Alliance
Responses from Candidates for County Executive (who have filed with the State Board of Elections) Introduction to Candidates: David W. Sears, Chair, Maryland Sierra Club Montgomery County Group
Closing remarks: Diane Cameron, Board Member, Conservation Montgomery and Friends of Ten Mile Creek and the Little Seneca Reservoir