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CTAWWA Water Sustainability Workshop

Monday, September 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saint Clement's Castle, 1931 Portland-Cobalt Road, Portland, CT

This workshop will convene stakeholders from the water utility sector, health departments, and local governmants as well as subject matter experts for the purpose of examining innovative practices and strategies for effective rate-making and water conservation programs. Examples of utility water-saving programs along with lessons learned that some water utilites both large and small have already adopted will be presented and discussed.

Participates will gain a broader understanding of the State Water Plan on Water Conservation, Drought Planning and Workforce development. This workshop is sponsored by CTAWWA and supported by DPH, PURA, Lower River Council of Governments, CWWA, COST, DEEP, CCM, among others.

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Note: You may earn eligible points for the action "Train Municipal Commissions" by attending this event.


September 2018 Data Basics - Canton

Wednesday, September 26, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Canton Public Library

This is the CTData Academy's introductory session designed to expand data literacy. Participants come away with a greater understanding of data collection and analysis and a more critical eye towards data encountered in everyday life.

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Note: You may earn eligible points for the action "Train Municipal Commissions" by attending this event.


Eversource - Zero Energy Building Conference

Thursday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Eversource Energy Auditorium - 107 Selden St, Berlin, CT

Interested in helping CT build the next generation of Zero Energy buildings? Join us for a Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Conference hosted by Eversource! Topics include zero energy case studies, emerging technologies, distributed generation and an optional zero energy tour!

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Sustainable CT: Celebrating Success and Learning for the Future

Monday, October 22nd, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Irrespective of certification, please join us for “Sustainable CT: Celebrating Success and Learning for the Future.”  This event, to be held at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, will highlight some community-specific best sustainability practices and provide a forum for conversation and your feedback about opportunities and challenges in the certification process.

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Uconn CLEAR - Land Use Academy Advanced Training

Saturday, October 27, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Middlesex County Extension Office, Haddam, CT

The Land Use Academy is offering an Advanced Training session on October 27, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM at the Middlesex County Extension Office in Haddam, CT.  The  topics covered are:


Bias, Predisposition and Conflicts
Atty Richard Roberts, Halloran and Sage  

Implementing and Enforcing Land Use Decisions
Atty Kenneth Slater, Halloran and Sage

Running a Meeting and Making the Decision
Atty Mark Branse, Halloran and Sage   

Cost is $45. Follow the registration link at the bottom to register online or to obtain a registration form.

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Note: You may earn eligible points for the action "Train Municipal Commissions" by attending this event.


FREE Technical Support: Encourage Smart Commuting

CTrides will assist towns with implementing the Sustainable CT Encourage Smart Commuting action.  Please contact Ed Perzanowski, Director of Business Engagement and Program Services at 860.613.5864 or ed.perzanowski@CTrides.com to arrange free technical support..


FREE Technical Support: Support Redevelopment of Brownfields

The University of the Connecticut, with the support of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and an array of private partners, has created a student training program. The program, called the Connecticut Brownfields Initiative (CBI), will offer free technical support for CT towns on brownfields redevelopment projects.

Student groups, mentored by faculty and industry professionals, will assist towns with implementing the Sustainable CT Support Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites action.

More information is available.


FREE Resource for Certification: Support to Implement Sustainable CT’s "Optimize for Equity" Action

Sustainable CT registered communities are eligible to receive up to four hours of paid consultation services from selected equity coaches to help implement the "Optimize for Equity" action in your community.

To redeem your hours, contact info@sustainablect.org or 860-465-0258. Consultant support sessions (in-person, conference call, other) must be scheduled in advance and will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Equity Consultants:

  • Al Manna Consulting
  • Minority Inclusion Project 

FREE Technical Support: Design and Implement a Housing Needs Assessment

The Partnership for Strong Communities will assist towns with implementing the Sustainable CT Design and Implement a Housing Needs Assessment action.

Partnership staff can be contacted to assist at (860) 244-0066

Also, a webinar regarding this action is available for viewing. Check out past Webinars.


Visit the Sustainable CT Archives to view past Events.