Water Planning & Resiliency: Key Issues and Solutions Brought To You by MSU Extension and OHM Advisors

Friday, Dec. 8, 2023
9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

OHM Advisors
34000 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI 48150

Doors Open At 9 a.m.

This program will provide officials, staff and community leaders with valuable information about current and projected issues impacting our water systems, current planning efforts at the national, state, tribal and local level, and tools and assessments available for communities to use when planning for the future of their water systems. This program will provide special presentations about the following: 

  • The American Water Works Association 2050 Initiative;  
  • Examples of resilient planning projects and policies at the state, tribal and local level;   
  • Scenario planning examples that address water disruptions;
  • The USDA Forest Service's 'Forests to Faucets' Assessment Tool for Communities
American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) accreditation: 4 credits

Cost: $40 per person. This includes materials, a lunch and AICP accreditation. 
Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to the event start date will not be refunded.

This program is hosted at a facility that meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please contact Harmony Gmazel, AICP, MSU Extension Educator at gmazelh@msu.edu if additional accommodations are needed. 


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Harmony Gmazel, AICP, MSU Extension Educator at gmazelh@msu.edu; or Christine Spitzley, AICP, Principal, OHM Advisors at christine.spitzley@ohm-advisors.com.