TEDxPhilly is a local, one-day extension of the annual TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference, taking place on Tuesday, November 8 at the Temple Performing Arts Center. This year’s topic is The City, and speakers and exhibitors will discuss the challenges, ideas and innovations that shape Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Water Department’s own Glen Abrams, manager of Policy and Strategic Initiative, is speaking during the 4:30 Reveal session tomorrow, discussing how the Green City, Clean Waters plan can improve the city.

Abrams will explain how the 25-year plan smartly invests in sustainable water infrastructure to save money, green the city and protect our natural environment.