Strategic Communications: H2O

Cleveland, OH | June 3-4, 2019

The 50th Anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Fire
Mission-Oriented Communications for Today's Clean Water Utilities

Five decades ago, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland was so polluted, it caught fire. As media chronicled the event, the images and story were so compelling that it sparked a movement that led to the Clean Water Act. Since that time, public clean water utilities have achieved monumental successes. Today the story is a symbol for what water sector marketing and communications can become: galvanizing, influential and enduring.

Located in the city that “started it all,” StratComm not only marks an historic communications event for the clean water sector, it explores the very communications principles and tactics that produced real impact and change.

Why Attend?

  • Interact and learn from some of the best clean water communicators in the country.

  • High-powered agenda designed to address the internal and external communications issues that face today’s clean water utilities striving to become Utilities of the Future.

  • Take part in a national clean water media story, and bring it back to your home city.

  • Connect with a nationwide network of water sector communicators.

  • Follow up takeaways, resources, and collaboration opportunities extend your conference learning and experience.


Schedule at a Glance


June 3

  • Opening Remarks
  • General Session I
  • General Session II
  • Luncheon with Speaker
  • General Session III
  • General Session IV
  • General Session V
  • General Session VI
  • Networking Reception & Event

June 4

  • General Session VII
    • Breakout Discussion
  • Networking Break
  • General Session VIII
    • Breakout Discussion

  • Closing Remarks and Adjourn

* General Sessions Include Q&A and/or group discussion

Thank You to Our All-Conference Sponsors!

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Participant List
Please email Ebony Scott for the Participant List.








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