Speakers and presenters included Pennsport Civic Association president John Dougherty; state representatives Bill Keller, Mike O'Brien and John Taylor; Joanne Dahme and Debra McCarty of the water department, Joe Fiola of DEP, Izat Melhan of the health department; Barry Seymour and Rosemarie Anderson of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission; Charles Denny of the streets department; Chuck Davis of PennDOT; Jim Paylor of the International Longshoremen's Association; and councilman Frank DiCicco.
Videos of the three segments of the event are being produced by PlanPhilly. The first video concerning sewer problems is now available to view on the site. Traffic and legislation segments should be available shortly.
The topic of sewage included recommendations calling for residents to install flow back-up protection in their homes, for the city to consider building holding tanks for excess flow from heavy rains and for the casinos to install independent sewage infrastructure that would run directly to treatment facilities.