Drinking Water Source Protection Conference - Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
 
 
Summary: 
 Each year, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) convenes a conference concerning how to protect local drinking water resources that is designed for local planners, conservation commissioners, water supply managers, and other local leaders. This conference has become the largest drinking water “source protection” event in New England and is the only statewide event focused solely on how to protect local sources of drinking water.
 
NH DES will hold its 2018 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference on Thursday, May 17, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. This year’s conference will feature a total of 18 presentations on:
 
-PFAS and other emerging contaminants
-Update on NH’s Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund
-Legislative updates involving drinking water
-Research from Dartmouth concerning health impacts associated with arsenic exposure
-Projects related to source water planning, land conservation, and community engagement
….and many more interesting source protection topics!
 
The conference fee is $65 and includes lunch and refreshments.  Qualifies for 5.0 Technical Credit Hours toward the NH Water Works Operator Certification Program.
 
REGISTER at the American Ground Water Trust website:https://agwt.org/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D268%26reset%3D1
 
Registration questions? Contact Andrew Stone at AGWT: astone@agwt.org or 603-228-5444.
 
Other questions? Contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES: pierce.rigrod@des.nh.gov or 603-271-0688.