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Panel on Akron's Combined Sewer Overflow Plan set for March 27

Published: March 20, 2014 1:26 AM

Akron, OH - Join the League of Women Voters of the Akron Area for a panel discussion on the City of Akron’s Combined Sewer Overflow Plan and the potential for integrating green infrastructure to contain costs. It is
co-sponsored by the Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church.

The program will be at The Unitarian Universalist Church, 3300
Morewood Road, Fairlawn, Ohio on March 27 at 7 p.m.

The panel of experts include: Shannon Conway, MWH Global, Inc., Consultants to the City of Akron Sabrena Schweyer, APLD, Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc. Sustainable Landscape Design Samuel Salsbury, APLD, Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc. Sustainable Landscape Design.

The panelists will discuss the Combined Sewer Overflow Plan, incorporating green infrastructure, and the issues around the sewer rates and affordability.  The City of Akron has contracted with MWH Global, Inc. to plan for integrated solutions to the combined Sewer Overflows.

Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc., has consulted with the City for its Plan and will
provide insights on green infrastructure, and the measures that municipalities and citizens may consider to integrate green infrastructure into the landscape.

A question and answer session with the panel has been included for
audience members to get answers to their most pressing questions, and the information needed about this timely topic. It is free and open to the

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