Last night I attended the first in a series of meetings put on by the Utah Division of Natural Resources (DNR) on water conservation. The DNR has teamed up with Hansen Allen & Luce, Inc, and Bowen Collins & Associates to survey Utah citizens and help the state come up with some viable water conservation goals.
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This weekend, our stormwater media team hit the streets of Salt Lake City to ask people what they knew about stormwater.
“What do you think of when I say stormwater?” When asked this question, we got a plethora of interesting answers. Ranging from educated guesses that turned out right to a stunned “Uhh… Star Wars…” It became pretty clear to our team that most people had never considered why there was a drain next to the sidewalk.
It seemed pretty clear after spending an afternoon in SLC that people were just as surprised to find out where stormwater goes as they were when they found out that Darth Vader is Luke’s father.
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What is better, Online or in-house?
Training has become a hot topic in the stormwater community. As a client manager for StormwaterGO, an online training program, I often find myself discussing with people about which is better, online or in-house?
In-house training works well for one on one interface. Trainers can take employees aside either individually or in small groups and focus on specific content. These small groups are ideal for focused learning. Continue reading “In-House vs Online”