Do you know where we get our drinking water from? This foundational session will introduce you to the water systems in Northeastern Illinois, including sources of drinking water and the infrastructure that carries this water into our homes, schools, and businesses. Learn how local planning decisions influence water quantity, quality, and affordability, as well as how climate change impacts our region’s future drinking water supply. Nora Beck, a senior planner at CMAP, will join this conversation in discussing CMAP’s water planning initiatives. By the end of the session, you will have gained a deeper understanding of the current issues surrounding the region’s drinking water.