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Urban Waters Partnership

Urban Waters National Training Workshop 2016

Kite Flying along the new Passaic Riverfront Park in New Jersey

The Urban Waters National Training Workshop

July 26-28, 2016

Arlington, VA

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This workshop was free and open to all. Over 400 participants attended. 

This is your chance to access representatives of the 14 federal agencies in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership who are committed to supporting your efforts to improve local waters and your community. 

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Conference Goals

National Training Workshop Goals
1. Strong Urban Waters Movement: 2. Authentic Community Engagement: 3. Partnerships on the Ground:
Inspire and strengthen the urban waters movement to build and sustain robust effective partnerships across the country. Strengthen our skills in working together with underserved communities to address community-based priorities and environmental justice challenges. Connect, share, and learn with other innovators about how to convene, engage, and succeed in our partnership work.


Click here to access the final detailed agenda. 

Click here to access the at-a-glance agenda.

Click here to see afternoon tour options for Thursday, July 28th.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.

Hotel, Rooms, and Directions

This year's National Training Workshop will be held at the Sheraton, Pentagon City.Exit

900 S. Orme St. Arlington, VA 22204 

Click here for directions on getting to the hotel.

2014 Urban Waters National Training Workshop