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Step In and Speak Out for the Great Lakes: Milwaukee

The International Joint Commission

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Step In and Speak Out for the Great Lakes: Milwaukee

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Creating a Water Centric Milwaukee and Healthy Great Lakes

Hosted by the International Joint Commission

June 18, 7 – 9 pm

Milwaukee City Center Hotel Walker Room, Fourth Floor

509 W.  Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join the International Joint Commission and Milwaukee’s local organizations, scientists and community members who are redefining Milwaukee as a water centric city and region. Learn about key successes and challenges for the community’s waters, and contribute your view about the health and vitality of Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes.

 

Panelists include:

Karen Dettmer, Milwaukee Water Works:
Planning for Infrastructure and Treatment Improvements to Ensure Safe Drinking Water

 

Karen Sands, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District:
Creating Green Infrastructure and Effective Community Communications for Water Quality

 

Brenda Coley, Milwaukee Water Commons:
Milwaukee as a Water City, where we all have a stake in the health of our waters and all share in their stewardship as well as their benefits

 

Panel Discussion and Community Conversation, facilitated by Kirsten Shead, Milwaukee Water Commons:
Celebrations and Challenges to Creating a Sustainable, Water Centric Milwaukee              

What are the Most Pressing Issues to You for Milwaukee’s Waters and for the Great Lakes?

 

Presentation of Artist Infographic by Melanie Ariens, Artist in Residence, Milwaukee Water Commons

 

Bus routes and schedules to the Milwaukee City Center Hotel

 

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Réunion publique de la Commission mixte internationale : Prenez la parole pour les Grands Lacs

Le mardi 18 juin 2019

Hôtel Milwaukee City Center

Walker Room, 4e étage

509 W. Wisconsin Avenue

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

19 h à 21 h

 

Joignez-vous à la Commission mixte internationale et aux organisations, scientifiques et citoyens locaux de Milwaukee qui redéfinissent Milwaukee comme une ville centrée sur l’eau. Renseignez-vous sur les principales réussites et les principaux défis pour les eaux de la collectivité et donnez votre point de vue sur la santé et la vitalité du lac Michigan et des Grands Lacs.

Nous vous invitons à prendre la parole pour les Grands Lacs et nous nous réjouissons de votre participation et de vos contributions à cette précieuse conversation.

Itinéraires et horaires des autobus jusqu’à l’hôtel Milwaukee City Center

Have questions about Step In and Speak Out for the Great Lakes: Milwaukee? Contact The International Joint Commission

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Milwaukee City Center Hotel
Walker Room, Fourth Floor
509 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)


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The International Joint Commission

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is an international organization created by the Boundary Waters Treaty, signed by Canada and the United States in 1909. The International Joint Commission prevents and resolves disputes between the United States of America and Canada under the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty and pursues the common good of both countries as an independent and objective advisor to the two governments.

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