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.
Session 3 - September 17, 2020
Water + Us: How we think, feel and take action on water
Craig Helmstetter from the APM Research Lab and Lauren Humpert from The Water Main (both from American Public Media) presented the research and process of their collaborative survey which was the first nationally representative survey designed to measure Americans’ knowledge, connection, concern, and action related to water issues facing the country: Water + Us. Craig and Lauren addressed the how, the why and the findings of the survey as well as share insights into the design process and partnership with Pollen Midwest.
Session 4 - September 24, 2020
The Value of Water in the United States
Presented by Mae Davenport, PhD, Professor, Department of Forest Resources, Director, Center for Changing Landscapes, University of Minnesota and Bonnie Keeler, Assistant Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.
We can provide technical assistance to support water conservation and reuse projects, sub-regional water supply studies, and groundwater modeling.
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
John Clark, Ph.D.,
Brian Davis has over 13 years of experience working on water supply-related projects.
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.