AWWA Webcast: A Drought is Coming. Plan for It Now!

Date: September 21, 2011

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Location: GB217


Water systems are not immune from the effects of periodic drought conditions. Either short- or long-term water shortages can be mitigated by proper planning.

This webcast describes how water utilities can effectively respond to drought conditions. Presenters discuss the main elements of a successful drought management plan. Several examples of the effective execution of utility drought response plans are also presented.

Learning Objectives

  • Design drought responses that work and avoid commonly experienced pitfalls!
  • Formulate drought response plans that integrate into utility operations seamlessly.
  • Develop drought rates that encourage conservation without added expense to the utility.