Monday, August 5, 2019
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Marc Cammarata, P.E., Deputy Water Commissioner for Planning & Environmental Services, Philadelphia Water Department
Marc Cammarata is a regional and national leader in sustainable stormwater management practices and water resources planning. He is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Villanova University and a Master of Science in water resources engineering from Drexel University. He has spent all 21 years of his professional career with the Philadelphia Water Department where he currently serves as the Deputy Water Commissioner for Planning and Environmental Services.
His responsibilities include the integration, direction and management of the Department’s strategic environmental and sustainability programming, water quality and quantity modeling and wet weather compliance programs, flood mitigation efforts, both green and traditional infrastructure planning, stream and wetland restoration, laboratory services, and climate mitigation and adaptation efforts.
His team is leading the efforts for the City of Philadelphia’s “Green City, Clean Waters” program – a 25 year, multi-billion-dollar infrastructure program integrating land-based urban sustainability goals with the goals for clean, safe, attractive and accessible rivers and streams.