Outreach & Technical Assistance

Outreach

We welcome public engagement and encourage you to contact us with your questions and comments about regional water supply issues or Council water supply activities.

We can provide staff and some materials to support your water supply education event:

  • Groundwater model (sand tank model)
  • Activity books, pencils, and stickers for children's education events
  • Pamphlets and brochures, such as the Groundwater Digest
Marketfest - White Bear Lake, MN Stormwater Reuse Guide Workshop: Bus Tour - Centerville, MN Groundwater Modeling Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee - Saint Paul, MN Children’s Water Fest - Saint Paul, MN MarketFest - White Bear Lake, MN Farmington Pollution Prevention Days - Farmington, MN Water Fest at Lake Phalen - Saint Paul, MN Master Water Supply Plan Workshops - Eagan, MN Master Water Supply Plan Workshops - Eagan, MN Rainwater Harvesting & Reuse - CHS Field, Saint Paul, MN Community Forum: Our Water, Our Future - White Bear Lake, MN Intern Program
Click image to see slides from public engagement events.

Brown Bag Technical Sessions

If you are interested in these sessions, please contact Ali Elhassan at Ali.Elhassan@metc.state.mn.us for more information.

Session 1 - June 1, 2020

Best Management Practices for Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Minnesota Lawns
Presented by Brian Davis, Ph.D., P.G. P.E., Senior Engineer, Metropolitan Council and Shane Evans, M.S., Lawn Water Conservation Educator, University of Minnesota.

Session 2 - June 29, 2020

Industrial Water Efficiency: Solutions that benefit businesses, communities and our future workforce
Presented by Brian Davis, Ph.D., P.G. P.E., Senior Engineer, Metropolitan Council and Matt Domski, Waste Prevention Specialist, University of Minnesota.

Technical Assistance

We can provide technical assistance to support water conservation and reuse projects, sub-regional water supply studies, and groundwater modeling.

Key contacts

Ali Elhassan, Ph.D., P.E., Manager, Water Supply Planning
Ali Elhassan has over 15 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.

Lanya Ross, P.G., Environmental Analyst, Water Supply Planning
Lanya Ross has over 15 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.

Brian Davis, Ph.D., P.E., P.G., Senior Engineer, Water Supply Planning
Brian Davis has over 13 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.

John Clark, Ph.D., Senior Environmental Scientist, Water Supply Planning

John Clark has over 12 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.

Emily Steinweg, P.E., Senior Engineer, Water Supply Planning

Emily Steinweg has over 7 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.

Upcoming Events
  • Public meeting for the Draft 2021-24 Transportation Improvement Program

    The Transportation Advisory Board is receiving public comment on the Draft 2021-24 Transportation Improvement Program. The program includes highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects proposed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in the next four years.

    Date: 7/13/2020
    Time: 4:00 PM
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  • CARES Act Recovery Assistance Planning Session

    The Center for Economic Inclusion, Greater MSP, and the Met Council will host a virtual planning session to share ideas and discuss regional priorities for funding. Representatives from the three organizations will be on-hand to provide updates and answer questions about the Regional Economic Framework.

    Date: 7/15/2020
    Time: 11:00 AM
    Location:

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