DES Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop to be held
Friday, May 1st, 2009 in Concord
Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services will hold its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop Friday, May 1, at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue in Concord. The workshop provides practical information to guide local efforts to protect drinking water sources. In addition to “how-to” workshops, there will be presentations from top experts on subjects including possible human health impacts associated with harmful water-borne algae, expanding the use of the Merrimack River as a public water supply source, examples of innovative landscape design and low impact development techniques to enhance water quality, a summary of major changes to certain state regulations affecting water supplies, and a review of riparian buffer protection in water supply watersheds.
Date: Friday, May 1, 2009
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH
Info: Available at http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/dwgb/dwspp/workshop.htm
Online registration is available through this event’s sponsor, the American Groundwater Trust at http://www.agwt.org/workshops.htm. The cost to attend the workshop is $25 per person, and includes lunch and workshop materials.
For more information, you can contact Pierce Rigrod, DES Source Water Protection Program or Alicia Carlson at Alicia.Carlson@des.nh.gov, (603) 271-4071 or Pierce.Rigrod@des.nh.gov, call (603) 271-0688.
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