At #WexGlobal2019, Adel told us When it comes to Climate change and the Water Industry: The cost of doing nothing is too great!

“Our quality of life will change; we’ll have to adapt. We’re going to have droughts, we’re going to have heavy rains, we’re going to have flooding.” This is what Adel Hagekhalil, of Los Angeles Bureau of Streets  told us and he is back for more at #WexGlobal2020 in Valencia.  “How will Climate change affect the water industry? How will we have to manage our cities moving forward?” Want to join the discussion and hear about the current projects of the City of Los Angeles or what our panel of world leaders has to say? Go to “Register” or write to and find the package for you and your company.

About Adel Hagekhalil: He is a registered civil engineer with the State of California and a national Board Certified Environmental Engineer. Adel is currently the Executive Director and General Manager with the City of Los Angeles’ Bureau of Street Services (StreetsLA) where he is responsible for managing, maintaining and upgrading the City’s street network including streets, sidewalks, trees and bikeways with focus on safety, mobility and sustainability. Under his direction, Adel will integrate green infrastructure and multi-benefit elements into the City’s street renewal efforts. Recently, Adel was the Assistant Director for the City’s Bureau of Sanitation where he was responsible for the Bureau’s wastewater collection system management, storm water and watershed protection program, water quality compliance, and facilities and advance planning. Under his direction, the City has prepared an award winning 2040 One Water LA Plan “One Water” which relies on public input and participation and integrates water supply, water reuse, water conservation and storm water management with wastewater facilities planning through a regional watershed approach. Adel served for 9 years as Board member and recently President with the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). Adel is a WEF Fellow. Adel is a member of WEF and APWA.

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