South Platte Forum highlights #SPforum

“Women in Water” panel South Platte Forum October, 2018, moderator Jayla Poppleton

Click here to read about the forum. Here’s an excerpt:

Over 175 attendees, 25 speakers, and 30 sponsors and exhibitors came together at the 29th annual conference at Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado this week.

We heard from two expert keynote speakers, Patty Limerick and Luke Runyon, and dove into topics from Women in Water to an Update on the 2013 Flood Recovery over the two day conference.

Eric Wilkinson, who recently retired from a 30-year career with Northern Water, was honored with the 2018 Friend of the South Platte Award. Thank you for all of your work in the South Platte Basin, Eric!

Gitanjali Rao at the 2018 South Platte Forum.

Eighth-grader Gitanjali Rao (you may have seen her on Good Morning America or The Tonight Show), dazzled us with her youth, poise and intellect as she told us about the device that she created to test lead levels in water. We can’t wait to see what’s next for her!

Click here to view the #SPforum hash tag from the forum. (Read from the bottom, it’s in reverse chronological order.)

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