What’s Next for Stormwater Utilities Workshop

Event details

  • Thursday | August 1, 2019
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Johnston Public Library 6700 Merle Hay Rd Johnston, IA 50131
  • Patti Cale-Finnegan (515) 490-4684

Hear from national and local experts on topics such as stormwater utility surveys, funding, rate structures, affordability, asset management, and the captial planning process. Workshop designed for city staff, elected officials, consultants, contractors, suppliers, grant administrators and other. Lunch is included in registration cost.


Program Topics:
  1. Program-cost/benefit nexus
  2. Utility industry insights
  3. Annual Black & Veatch national stormwater utility survey
  4. Asset management and capital program planning process
  5. Funding, rate structures, and affordability
  6. Lessons learned from the wastewater/sewer industry
  7. Case studies from Iowa communities
  8. Starting a utility and project identification and prioritization


Workshop Presenters:

  1. Prabha Kumar, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC
  2. Anna White, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC
  3. Mathew Powis, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC
  4. Dan Holderness, City of Coralville
  5. Tracy Warner, City of Ames
  6. David Wilwerding, City of Johnston
  7. Eric Thompson, MSA Professional Services
  8. Joseph Elsinger, MSA Professional Services