Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether will host the first “Mayor’s Big Sioux River Water Summit” on Monday, September 9, 2013. The summit is free and open to the public. No preregistration is necessary.
“The Big Sioux River is one of the many things that makes our city so beautiful and vibrant,” says Mayor Huether. “However, it needs our help, and it needs it now! This is your chance to learn more about how we can work together to improve this asset for generations to come.”
The summit will include multiple presentations in the following general areas:
- Water quality
- Water resource and conservation
- Urban, rural, government, and non-government watershed partnerships
- Flood control—flood insurance rate maps
- Fisheries and recreation
The Mayor also will facilitate a question-and-answer session with other watershed professionals and stakeholders to listen to and understand the public’s ideas and concerns.
Mayor’s Big Sioux River Water Summit Monday, September 9, 2013 3 to 7 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. Orpheum Theater 315 North Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD