Is Flint a Signal of Things to Come? Our Nation's Water Infrastructure Issues
3401 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
It’s no secret that U.S. water infrastructure is failing. Flint, Michigan; Newark, New Jersey and other cities are experiencing serious water crises. Bad news captures headlines, but is there hope on the horizon? In his talk, Howard Neukrug, the former Commissioner and CEO of Philadelphia Water, will explain the underlying factors that led to these water crises and what can be done to minimize similar problems in the future. He’ll also share some positive trends in innovation and ingenuity in the water sector.
Penn Arts and Sciences' Knowledge by the Slice lunchtime series offers educational talks led by insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there's pizza? So sit back, relax—and have a slice on us. To watch past Knowledge by the Slice lectures, please click HERE.