View the Guide |  Published March 2016

The Greater Lakes: Reconnecting the Great Lakes Water Cycle project explored and tested environmental and financial drivers for municipalities to adopt water conservation/efficiency and green infrastructure measures. Led by the Great Lakes Commission between 2013 and 2015 with funding support from the Great Lakes Protection Fund, this project identified several important lessons for improving how we manage and treat our water.

This guide, a product of the Greater Lakes project, outlines the steps in designing a workshop that will help begin breaking down municipal departmental silos – an important first step in integrating water supply, wastewater and stormwater as “one water.