Michigan Water School: Essential Resources for Local Officials is available in four videos plus a bonus video on groundwater. Watch the videos located below or via the Michigan Sea Grant YouTube Playlist.
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.