WPC Advisory Group
About
 
Under the authority of CGA Sec. 25-33o(c), the Water Planning Council established an Advisory Group (WPCAG) to assist in researching and analyzing water resource issues and advise on matters of interest.  The statute requires that the WPCAG members be balanced between consumptive and nonconsumptive interests.

 

Meeting Schedule 2021

 

WPCAG meetings are held monthly at 1:30 p.m. unless specified and instructions for joining a meeting are included in each agenda.  Special meetings and meeting cancellations will be posted here as soon as possible.

Additional meeting documents, if any, might be linked in agendas or can be obtained by contacting Bruce Wittchen by email or at 860-418-6323.

 

Agenda

2021 Meetings

Agendas

Meeting Records

Other meeting documents

January 19

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

WPCAG-SWPIWG_source water charges2021_v.2.pdf

2020-01-18_Final_Draft_WPCAG_Green_Energy_Project Siting.pdf

February 16

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

 

March 16

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video


April 20

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

Source Water Protection White Paper Outline

May 25

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

Draft Solar Siting Recommendations & Work Plan

June 15

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

Private Well Water Quality Sub-Work Group Final Recommendations

Drought Sub-Work Group Draft Report

Drought Sub-Work Group Draft Appendices

CT River Hydrilla Program

July 20

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

 

August 17

Agenda

Draft Minutes

Audio   Video

 

September 21
Agenda

Draft Minutes

Audio   Video

 

October 19

 

 

 

November 16

   

December 21

   

 

Previous Year's Water Planning Council Advisory Group Meetings:

 

2020 Meetings

Agenda

Meeting Records

Other Meeting Documents

January 21

Agenda

Minutes

 

February 18

Agenda

Minutes

 

March 17

Canceled



April 21

Agenda

Minutes

Audio 1; Audio 2

Alliance for Water Efficiency 4-25-19 Letter.pdf

2020-04-21 AWE IWG Presentation.pdf

May 19

Agenda &

Documents

Minutes

Audio


June 16

Agenda

Minutes

Audio

Conveyance Questionnaire Form 2019.docx

Land conveyance questionnaire draft 6-3-20.docx

July 21

Agenda

Minutes

Audio

 

August 18

Agenda

Minutes

Audio

2020-08-15_Conveyance_Questionnaire.pdf

2020-08-15_draft land_conveyance_questionnaire.pdf

September 15

Agenda

Minutes

Audio

Proposed 2021 Member Slate

October 20

Agenda

Minutes

Audio

Proposed 2021 Member Slate

November 17

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

Proposed 2021 Member Slate

December 15

Agenda

Minutes

Audio   Video

 

 

Membership (as of 4/14/2021)
 
The WPCAG may include representatives of (1) regional and municipal water utilities, (2) regional councils of governments, (3) investor-owned water utilities, (4) a wastewater system, (5) agricultural interests, (6) electric power generation interests, (7), business and industry interests, (8) environmental land protection interests, (9) environmental river protection interests, (10) boating interests, (11) fisheries interests, (12) recreational interests, (13) endangered species protection interests, (14) members of academia with expertise in stream flow, public health and ecology, and (15) a public health district.  Members are appointed at the discretion of the Water Planning Council.

 

Academia, public health, ecology:  Virginia de Lima, USGS (retired)

Agriculture:  Joan Nichols, CT Farm Bureau

Business & Industry (Association):  Jeff Pugliese,  Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce

Conservation:  Denise Savageau, Connecticut Association of Conservation Districts

Consumer:  Brenda Watson, Operation Fuel

Electric Power:  Fred Klein, Pullman & Comley

Fisheries:  Alicea Charamut (Co-Chair), Fisheries Advisory Council

Lakes and Ponds:  Sean Hayden, Lake Waramaug Task Force

Land Protection:  Karen Burnaska, CT Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound

Public Health (Local):  David Knauf, City of Darien

Recreation:  Eric Hammerling, CT Forest and Parks Association

Regional Councils of Government:  Aaron Budris, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

River Protection:  Margaret Miner, Rivers Alliance

Wastewater:  Tom Tyler, Metropolitan District Commission

Water Intensive Business:  Vacant

Water Resources Protection:  Carol Haskins, Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition

Water Utility (Large Investor-owned):  Dan Lawrence, Aquarion Water Co.

Water Utility (Large Regional):  John Hudak, South Central CT Regional Water Authority

Water Utility (Municipal):  Patrick Kearney, Town of Manchester

Water Utility (Small):  Josh Cansler (Co-Chair), Southeastern CT Water Authority