At this webinar, industry experts will focus on the challenges – and potential solutions – local leaders face in sustaining a sufficient workforce to conduct wastewater collection, implement public health initiatives and support municipal water infrastructure.

Lessons will be shared on innovative practices of upskilling local staff, engaging third parties, and financing for future staffing retention and expansion. Presenters also will showcase promising wastewater monitoring practices from different local areas and highlight potential opportunities to leverage support from multi-sector organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide information on the challenges and opportunities in meeting municipal workforce needs, with particular focus on environmental and health services
  • To highlight promising practices and real-life successes from two cities on how they are recruiting, retaining, and advancing equity in their local workforce
  • To disseminate information on innovative models for sustaining workforce