Careers for Change: Environmental Justice and Equity

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

Who is leading the way on social and environmental justice causes in their communities, workplaces, schools and careers? And where do you fit in? Complimentary food and refreshments will be offered. The effects of environmental degradation and climate change fall first on under-resourced, and often minority, communities. Learn how you can contribute your time, energy,... Read more »

Water Community Workday “Data Science in Water”

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Reservoir Center for our Data Science in Water themed work day. The series continued with engaging discussions over lunch and many constructive conversations between attendees from Anacostia Riverkeeper, World Resources Institute, Internet of Water Coalition and Xylem.   Here is our  schedule for upcoming topics: March 15: Water and Sanitation Hygiene... Read more »

Water Community Workday “Marketing and Communications in Water”

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

Excited to share that on Wednesday, January 18th, we had our first themed work day series! Our theme for the day “Marketing and Communications in Water"! We hosted water sector marketing and communications professionals for the day at the Reservoir Center. The session allowed marketing and communications peers to work at the Reservoir Center for... Read more »

Rising Water Professionals of Reservoir Year-End Happy Hour

Calico 50 Blagden Alley NW, Washington DC, DC

We celebrated a year of building a broader water community! Over 2022, we spent time cleaning our parks, discussing the importance of recruitment to the water sector, highlighting the value of gender equity in the water industry, and exploring the impacts of sustainability. We could not have done this without the involvement, ideas, and engagement... Read more »

Water and Climate – What COP27 Means For You

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

HYBRID EVENT In November, the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation hosted the COP27 Water Pavilion in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt. On Wednesday, November 16th the Reservoir Center for Water Solutions hosted its own “Water and Climate” pavilion highlighting the importance of COP27 to the water sector. The event featured a cross-section of water stakeholders... Read more »

Careers for Change: Meet the Peers and Pros Tackling the Climate Crisis

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

Our Careers in Change event was hosted by the Reservoir Center in conjunction with DC CHEERS (the Coalition of Higher Education on the Environment, Resilience, and Sustainability). We had panelists from 10 different organizations representing different voices in sustainability. Attendees loved the diversity of perspectives!   The climate is changing. How can your skills and... Read more »

Empowering the Next Generation of Women Closing the Gender Gap

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

This in-person event was an interactive session with a diverse panel who are eager to share their experiences working in water technology and offer insights into what it takes for women to succeed in the field. Even though the session focused on advising girls on how to build successful careers in technology, it was open... Read more »

Career Development Opportunities Panel as a Result of BIL

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington

Reservoir Center hosted a panel discussion to learn about career development opportunities that are extenuated as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). With the passage of this historic legislation the water sector is in the midst of a unique opportunity in time to both update our infrastructure as well as transform the ways we... Read more »

Mobilizing Innovation to Advance Climate Resilience in the Water Sector

Reservoir Center for Water Solutions and the Stimson Center hosted a two-day discussion titled Mobilizing Innovation to Advance Climate Resilience in the Water Sector. While communities around the world are preparing for the range of climate challenges that will impact them, the water sector is also at the forefront of experiencing climate-related impacts. This conference... Read more »

United for Infrastructure – Lead with Infrastructure

After nine years of "Infrastructure Weeks," we're excited to spend our tenth anniversary launching an infrastructure decade. Please join us for our annual kickoff event featuring: The Honorable Andy Beshear, Governor, Kentucky The Honorable Vince Williams, Mayor, Union City, Georgia and President, National League of Cities The Honorable Eileen Higgins, Commissioner, Miami-Dade County Mitch Landrieu,... Read more »

Lessons from the Front Lines

The follow-up to our January webinar, “Unlocking Infrastructure Bill Funding.” In this session led by moderator George Hawkins, you received valuable insights from experts who have experience working with the unique water utility challenges disadvantaged and underserved communities face every day. Did you miss it? Watch the Webinar recording In this program, you’ll hear discussions... Read more »

Rising Water Professionals Park Cleanup

Water professionals in the water sector joined together for a park cleanup on Saturday, April 23. After the park cleanup the group enjoyed a happy hour and networking!