Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will deliver the keynote address during a special water leaders session on Monday, Oct. 1. The session, “Rethinking Water Services: Navigating Our Water’s Future,” will take place at WEFTEC® 2012from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the New Orleans Theatre of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. The Administrator’s keynote, “40 Years of Clean Water and Innovation for Tomorrow,” will revolve around 2012 as the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. She will talk about the critical role of innovation in the achievements of the past 40 years, in the protections for water today, and in the strides we need to make in the future. The Administrator also will discuss the economic importance of clean water and innovation.

The session, facilitated by Water Environment Federation Executive Director Jeff Eger, will feature a number of industry thought leaders. Read more.