Lisa Ragain

Principal Water Resource Planner, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Lisa Ragain is Principal Water Resource Planner with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments where she coordinates water security, water quality monitoring and communications for the region’s water systems.

Ms. Ragain served on the Water Research Foundation’s Public Advisory Council and was a primary author of the CDC’s Drinking Water Advisory Toolbox. Previous work at The George Washington University School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health focused on infectious disease surveillance, risk management and policy. Ms. Ragain worked on the legislation for the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act reauthorization while at the National Association for People with AIDS.

Tuesday, October 1
11:00 am - 12:15 pm • Smart, Green, Net Zero and Net Positive – Building Technology Masterclassinstitute
The built environment plays a foundational role in the smart city. In this masterclass, learn from prop tech experts who are using advanced technologies and practices to facilitate smart and green buildings to enable you to create your own smart building plan.
Wednesday, October 2
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm • The Resilient Water Utility of the Futureagora
Join in on this conversation among diverse practitioners from both domestic and international water utilities who will discuss the approaches used to increase resilience to extreme weather events. Through planning, coordination and technology solutions, drinking water, storm water and wastewater utilities are working to make sure that water systems will operate safely and reliably into the future.