SEMINAR: Emerging Issues in Water Efficiency and Conservation: The Role of the Non-Profit in Advocacy, Research, and Program Implementation
This presentation will discuss the emerging issues facing water efficiency and conservation and how those issues are affecting the continued uptake of utility programs. It will cover how the non-profit world is addressing these concerns through working with regulators, legislators, utility practitioners, other advocates, and funders.
Mary Ann Dickinson
President and CEO, Alliance for Water Efficiency
Mary Ann Dickinson is the President and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the efficient and sustainable use of water primarily in the United States and Canada. Based in Chicago, the Alliance works with over 400 water utilities, water conservation professionals in business and industry, planners, regulators, and consumers. In 2014, the Alliance won the U.S. Water Prize in the non-profit category for its work.
She is also the Executive Director of the California Water Efficiency Partnership, and chapter of the Alliance for Water Efficiency based in Sacramento.