Michigan’s Water is Priced Out of Reach for Those Most In Need: How Can We Make it Affordable For Everyone?
WE THE PEOPLE OF DETROIT, FRESHWATER FUTURE, NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION, & MOONSHOT MISSIONS HOSTING BRIEFING ON LANDMARK NEW WATER AFFORDABILITY REPORT
November 30, 2022; 10:30 AM ET – Briefing: Water Affordability Analysis for Six Michigan Communities
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DETROIT, Mich—Experts from We the of People Detroit, Freshwater Future, the National Wildlife Federation, and Moonshot Missions will host a virtual briefing followed by a Q&A on Wednesday, November 30th, to address the implementation of statewide water affordability programs across the state of Michigan.
The briefing will serve as the release of a landmark new report that investigates the critical question: what would it take to have affordable drinking water in Michigan?
Studies have shown that for decades, Michiganders have been paying too much of their household income for water. To address this human rights and public health issue, researchers have looked into whether or not water affordability programs, that are mutually beneficial to residents and water utilities, are possible for all Michigan communities — and what it would take to make those programs a reality. Recommendations for stakeholders at all levels will be discussed.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:30 AM Eastern, expert remarks with Q&A to follow
WHERE: https://nwf-org.zoom.us/j/96460354762 or see below for invitation
WHO: Monica Lewis-Patrick, President and CEO, We the People of Detroit; Mike Shriberg, Ph.D., Great Lakes Regional Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation; Jill Ryan, Executive Director Freshwater Future; Andy Buchsbaum, Attorney for the National Wildlife Federation; and Andy Kricun, P.E., Managing Director Moonshot Missions and report co-author
CONTACT: Anna Marie Zorn, ZornA@nwf.org, 734-887-7136
The report, which outlines the research methods and findings, is available by request under embargo in effect to November 30, 2022 at 10:30am.
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When: Nov 30, 2022 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Briefing: Water Affordability Analysis for Six Michigan Communities
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