Video Series

Michigan Water School: Essential Resources for Local Officials is available in four videos plus a bonus video on groundwater.

  • Water Quantity - Presenter Ruth Kline-Robach, Academic Specialist; Institute for Water Research 
    • Panelists Dr. Dave Lusch former MSU Department of Geology professor; Jim Milne Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy Water Use Assessment Unit Supervisor; Kris Olsson Huron River Watershed Council Ecologist
  • Water Quality -  Presenter Erick Elgin, Water Resource Extension educator
    • Panelists Rich Bowman Michigan Nature Conservancy Director of Policy; Marie McCormick Friends of the Rouge Executive Director; Sarah Fronczak MSU Extension Environmental Management educator 
  • Water Economics, Finance & Planning - Presenter Steve Safferman, MSU Department of Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering; and Brad Neumann, Land Use Planning Extension educator
    • Panelists David Stensaas, City of Marquette Planning and Zoning Administrator; Brian Ross, Genesee County Senior Assistant Director for the Drain Commissioner; Marcy Hamilton, Southwest Michigan Planning Commission Deputy Executive Director & Senior Planner 
  • Water Policy - Presenter Terry Gibb, Water Resource Management and Public Policy Extension educator; Harmony Fierke-Gmazel, Government and Community Vitality Extension educator; and Emily Proctor, Tribal Extension educator
    • Panelists Elin Betanzo, Safe Water Engineering, LLC founder; Gerry Santoro, Parks and Natural Resources Macomb County Program Director; Dr. Grenetta Thomassey, Tipp of the Mitt Watershed Policy Director
  • Bonus: Water School Groundwater - Presenter Bindu Bhakta, Sustainable Natural Resource Management Extension educator

This project has been generously supported by the Erb Family Foundation and Pure Oakland Water.

Water School Water Quantity

Water School Water Quantity Video Additional Questions and Answers

November 27, 2020

Q & A questions that were not answered live during the webinar are answered.

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Water School Water Quality

Water School Water Quality Video Additional Questions and Answers

November 26, 2020

Q & A questions that were not answered live during the webinar are answered.

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Water School Economics, Finance and Planning

Water School Economics, Finance & Planning Video Additional Questions and Answers

November 25, 2020

Q & A questions that were not answered live during the webinar are answered.

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Water School Water Policy

Water School Water Policy Video Additional Questions and Answers

November 24, 2020

Q & A questions that were not answered live during the webinar are answered.

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Bonus: Water School Groundwater