Careers for Change: Climate Action

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

This was another exciting event from our Careers for Change series that empowers college students and rising professionals to harness their skills and energy to have a positive impact on the world around them. The attendees met with a group of experts, from a diversity of sectors and disciplines, leading on climate action, and left... Read more »

Work in Water Open House

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

The Work in Water Open House proved to be a smashing success and included more than 40 D.C. public high school students and volunteers representing an array of Reservoir Center partners and local water service providers. The event helped students understand water challenges in their communities and allowed them to meet the people working to... Read more »

Reservoir Center Movie Night

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a Reservoir Center night at the movies! It was a fun and informative evening filled with impressive films and great networking. The movies' screened were water-focused documentaries "Upstream, Downriver" and "A River Out of Time". "Upstream, Downriver" takes viewers into the heart of the battle for water... Read more »

Innovation and Access: Water Solutions for Underserved Communities

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

We hosted a thought-provoking conversation on water access for underserved communities. Our event co-hosts included Anacostia Riverkeeper, DigDeep, Moonshot Missions, U.S. Water Alliance, Engineers Without Borders-USA, and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. In addition to experts representing our co-hosts, Mae Wu, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the EPA Office of Water offered remarks about the Biden... Read more »

Integrating Water and Transportation Infrastructure Decision-Making in the Climate Change Era

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

The future of climate resilient communities starts with us. Thank you to everyone who came to our thought-provoking Integrating Resilient Water and Transportation Decision-Making event. Productive discussions covered the importance of heightened stakeholder collaboration, open communication, access to updated data and more. Let's harness these insights to drive progress in water and transportation planning for... Read more »

Run Blue

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

On April 27th, a team of runners joined Mina Guli at the Reservoir Center for Water Solutions for an informative and action packed afternoon as they Run Blue together in Washington, DC. Together, they ran and walked along the Anacostia River, tackling water pollution by picking up trash along the way, and finished with happy... Read more »

Careers for Change: Environmental Justice and Equity

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

Who is leading the way on social and environmental justice causes in their communities, workplaces, schools and careers? And where do you fit in? 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, and skills to support marginalized communities in... Read more »

Water Community Workday “Data Science in Water”

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

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, United States

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 »

Water and Climate – What COP27 Means For You

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 »