Strategy Implementation: Key Examples in Climate Resilience, Mitigation and Adaptation

Lars Therkildsen, CEO of HOFOR, the Utility of Greater Copenhagen, will speak on HOFOR’s climate resilience planning for the region’s water supply, stormwater and sewer service. José Luis Santos Garcia, General Manager of EMAPAG, the Municipal Water and Wastewater Company of Guayaquil, Ecuador, will present a case study discussing integrated watershed management for flood prevention and mitigation through land use planning, urban drainage and stormwater management planning. Denver Water CEO and Manager, Jim Lochhead, and Seattle Public Utilities Director, Ray Hoffman, will also present adaptation case studies from their agencies. All panelists will then answer questions about their experiences implementing climate adaptation measures and improving resiliency.