Who: St. Bernard Parish Government – Departments of Community Development and Public Works, facilitated by the Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans
What: Public Discussion: The Future of Storm Water Management and Green Infrastructure Implementation in St. Bernard Parish
When: October 3, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Maumus Center, 721 Friscoville Ave., Arabi, LA 70032
Why: St. Bernard Parish envisions a collaboration with neighboring Parishes in implementing a Regional approach to “living with water”; a foundational planning principle that will guide the transformation of existing drainage systems, improve area soils and groundwater management, support of healthier ecosystems and sustainable building practices, and improving connectivity and the quality of public spaces and lifestyle throughout the parish.
5:30 – 5:50 pm Pre-meeting: Demonstration of Storm water Model (Richard Poche)
6:00 – 6:05 pm Introduction by Water Collaborative (Nathan Lott)
6:05 – 6:15 pm Brief Presentation by Dana Brown and Associates. Maumus Center Green Infrastructure Elements and Overview (Danielle Duhe)
6:15 – 6:30 pm Presentation by Waggoner and Ball: Integrated Water Management Plan (IWMP) (Rami or Thom)
6:30 – 6:45 pm Presentation by St. Bernard Parish: Green Infrastructure Code of Ordinances Changes (Dale)
6:45 – 7:00 pm Presentation by St. Bernard Parish: Upcoming Resilience Projects (Jason)
7:00 – 7:30 pm Q/A Listening Session facilitated by Water Collaborative (Nathan)