WICCI - Infrastructure Work Group Survey Res ....

Description :


This presentation will summarize the current activities of the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts, emphasizing the activities of the Infrastructure Working Group. Topics discussed will be progress in updating current and future conditions rainfall statistics, the results of a survey of infrastructure managers regarding climate change adaptation, and a summary of approaches to incorporating climate change adaptation and resilience in infrastructure planning. Reference will be made to information available on the infrastructure working group website:

https://wicci.wisc.edu/infrastructure-working-group/ 

Three learning objectives:
  • Examine the statistics being developed for current and future conditions rainfall and how to access the precipitation statistics data.
  • Review the results of the recent survey of infrastructure owners and managers regarding progress in considering climate change impacts.
  • Conceptualize alternatives and formats for incorporating climate change impacts into infrastructure planning.

Speaker: Rob Montgomery, PE, is a water resources engineer based in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. Rob has worked as a consulting engineer in Wisconsin since 1980, after receiving a BS in civil engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana and an MS in civil engineering from Colorado State University. Rob also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the civil and environmental engineering Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rob is currently serving as the chair of the Infrastructure Working Group, which is one of the ongoing activities of the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts.

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(This is the first of the APWA WI Chapter 2021 Lunch and Learn series. Registration is required; $10 charge for non-members; FREE for current APWA members. Online meeting connection information will be provided in the registration confirmation email.)

Event Date & Time:

1/12/2021  12:00 PM - 1/12/2021  1:00 PM




Venue :

Online
WI ,



Contact Person :

Aaron Jahncke
Email : aaron.jahncke@portagewi.gov
Phone : (608) 712-2176
Company : City of Portage
Title : Director of Public Works





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