Brave Blue World Documentary Screening

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You are invited to a virtual screening of Brave Blue World, a documentary film that examines how new technologies and innovations can create a sustainable water future.

The screening will be held on August 25,2020 at 6:30 P.M. 

A new documentary film titled Brave Blue World examines how new technologies and innovations can create a sustainable water future. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a production partner for Brave Blue World and is using the film to raise public awareness about the solutions to water challenges.

It is important to convey a sense of hope and spirit of optimism for water. By showing a path to a sustainable water future Brave Blue World can help us to influence leaders, increase resources, change policies, and improve stewardship of water.

The pioneering water film features compelling stories, beautiful scenery, and examples from across five continents to show novel ways of tackling water problems. It explores developments in areas such as water reuse, nutrient recovery, energy generation, decentralized treatment, and the digitization of water. The film includes interviews with a variety of water experts, as well as high-profile advocates Matt Damon and Jaden Smith.Brave Blue World Announcement-Suburban Testing Labs 2020 Caption

Brave Blue World features compelling stories, beautiful scenery, and examples from across five continents that show novel ways of tackling water problems. The film takes viewers on an incredible journey to meet with pioneers and innovators who are addressing global water and sanitation challenges. Their stories reveal a hopeful and optimistic future for our most precious resource.

Before the screening, the film will be introduced by an opening speaker. The film will be followed by a special conversation with a panel of water leaders including:

  • Moderator – Arthur Auchenbach III P.E., Past President of PWEA, EPWPCOA Board Member, President of Riordan Materials Corporation

  • Panelist – Jacqueline Jarrell P.E., WEF President, Interim Deputy Director of Charlotte Water

  • Panelist – Sara Kuzma-Stump, EPWPCOA Lab Committee Chairperson, Director of Suburban Testing Labs.

  • Panelist – Dean Miller, L.O., WEF Board Member, Past President of PWEA and EPWPCOA, President of Miller Environmental

  • Panelist – Tina Myers, L.O., EPWPCOA 1st VP, PWEA representative, Borough of New Holland Wastewater Department Supervisor

  • Panelist – Heath Edelman P.E., L.O., EPWPCOA member, Water and Environmental Technology Instructor at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

  • Panelist – Doug Pike L.O., Brave Blue Word AdHoc Committee Chairperson, PWEA WEF Delegate, Operations Manager of Unity Township Municipal Authority

PA Presentation Partners include: WEF, PWEA, EPWPCOA, CPWQA, and WPWPCA.  Please register to reserve your virtual seat!

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