League of Women Voters of the Akron Area for a panel discussion on the City
of Akronís Combined Sewer Overflow Plan and the potential for integrating
green infrastructure to contain costs. It is co-sponsored by the Social
Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church.
assembled a panel of experts including:
James Hewitt, City of Akron Engineering Bureau Manager
Shannon Conway, MWH Global, Inc., Consultants to the City of Akron Sabrena
Schweyer, APLD, Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc. Sustainable Landscape Design
Samuel Salsbury, APLD, Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc. Sustainable Landscape Design
panelists will discuss the Combined Sewer Overflow Plan, incorporating green
infrastructure, and the issues around the sewer rates and affordability.
The City of Akron has contracted with MWH Global, Inc. to plan for
integrated solutions to the combined Sewer Overflows.
Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc., has consulted with the City for its Plan and will
provide insights on green infrastructure, and the measures that
municipalities and citizens may consider to integrate green infrastructure
into the landscape.
A question and
answer session with the panel has been included for audience members to get
answers to their most pressing questions, and the information needed about
this timely topic. It is free and open to the public.