Illinois Geology: How Local Actions Impact Regional Waterways - U of I Extension

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Illinois Geology: How Local Actions Impact Regional Waterways

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 18, 2018

URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension Community and Economic Development will air a live webinar entitled Illinois Geology: How Local Actions Impact Regional Waterways on November 1, 2018, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. Steve Wilson, Groundwater Hydrologist and Program Director, from the Illinois State Water Survey, will explain to local officials how to understand groundwater supply and quality, and increase awareness of tools available for community members and community care of water systems.

Steve is a Groundwater Hydrologist who has been at the ISWS since 1983. His research is related to groundwater quantity/quality issues and drinking water. More recently, he has worked on projects involving small water and wastewater systems, those most likely to be out of compliance with the SDWA and the CWA. He has led over 40 research projects and been funded by over 20 different local, state, and federal entities. He authored the Private Well Class and manages WaterOperator.org.

There is no cost to attend the webinar; however, REGISTRATION required. Register online or contact Lisa Merrifield at lmorrisn@illinois.edu more information.

Source: Nancy Ouedraogo, Extension Specialist, Community Economic Development, esarey@illinois.edu

Pull date: November 1, 2018