Water, water everywhere?

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Heilicher Auditorium Phillips Eye Institute 2215 Park Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55404


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Water, water everywhere?

Minnesota is proud of its over 10,000 lakes and clean groundwater. But, many Minnesotans are surprised to learn that Minnesota has both water supply and water quality concerns. Come learn about where potable water comes from in both the metro and greater Minnesota, water demand and supply, case studies of successful water conservation in healthcare facilities and how to protect patients from pathogens while also protecting water.  While this event is Minnesota focused, please note, a great deal of this information is applicable to other Midwestern states.  


12:30-1:00 p.m.  Join us for brown bag lunch (bring your own) and networking.

1:10-1:50 Supplying water in the Metro, Brian Davis, Metropolitan Council Water Services

1:50-2:20 Supplying water in greater Minnesota, Carmelita Nelson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Water Division

2:25-3:00 Water conservation success at Hennepin Health & North Memorial Medical Center, Jordan Reller, North Memorial Medical Center, Jane Paulson, MinnesotaTechnical Assistance Program

3:00-3:30 Protecting patients, protecting water: BMP for water conservation and Legionella, Karla Peterson, Minnesota Department of Health

3:30-3:45 Q & A, networking.  

This event will be useful for community health staff, environmental services, facility engineers, infection prevention, nutrition services, sustainability staff, vendors and more. 

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